Split – International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights

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Are you tired of cold winters in your city? Or you were dreaming about spending few days in lovely sunbathed mediterranean town in the middle of December? If your answer is YES!, then you are on the right place, because ELSA Split is coming back with second winter law school!

This is a lifetime opportunity to visit one totally crazy city during the Christmas fair, set in the real ancient spirit, the city is blessed with pleasant climate during winter, richness of local cuisine and domestic wines makes this place really special. Need more reasons to apply? After productive classes held by best professors and lawyers, take a break in our beautiful intact nature.

Topic of this year school is on International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

In everyday life, we are witnesses of the terrible consequences that are caused by war, armed conflicts and migrant crises all over the world. We also know that institutions in that domain are doing their best to prevent major contempt of international Humanitarian law, but sometimes things happen just the way we do not want it, and we have a situations that feature multiple violations of human rights with disastrous aftermath.

So, If you want to get to know basic human rights and how to protect them, the way, migration law, how to deal with humanitarian crisis and preventing them . All of that with the help of our lecturers with many years of experience working on subjects related to this topic.

If all of this sound awesome to you, than, you're more than welcome to apply!

30 lucky participants will be warmly welcomed by the organisation committee in beautiful city of Split, Croatia from December 16th to December 23th.

Maximum participation fees
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 350€
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 315€
Alumni - 350€
Member of a partner organisation - 370€
Non-Member - 385€
Maximum extra fees
Gala Ball – 45€
Two-way airport transfer -25€
Two-way transfer from bus station - 10€
Extra Night - 45€
Winter ELSA Split Law School T-shirt - 15€
Winter ELSA Split Law School Hoodie - 30€
Split, Croatia
Design Hostel 101 Dalmatian, website - http://101dalmatian.com/
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Date of arrival
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Academic Partner
Split Faculty of Law
Academic Programme

Academic programme includes lectures of the main aspects of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. For this project as one of the lecturer we managed to bring one of the former presidents of Croatia, ( that has enormus experience in this part of Law). As well, we have also prepared interesting lecturers , lawyers  that were involved in cases of humanitarian law and were working on cases related to International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) , still active politicians connected with this topic, professors from Zagreb , Osijek and Split Law University.

Main focuus will be on the following subjects:

  • Introduction to the Human Rights
  • Institutions and their contribution in protecting fundamental Human Rights
  • Legislative framework on Humanitarian Law
  • Presentation and discussion of the cases from ICTY
  • Assesing the legacy of the ICTY
  • Asylum and migrations
  • Public International Law
  • Peaceful Reintegration
  • Arms control treaties and agreements
  • Aplicability of IHL in Peace Support Operations

The academic programme might be subjected to changes.

Apply here