Tbilisi – European and International Human Rights Law

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Welcome to the first edition of Winter ELSA Law School Tbilisi of European and International Human Rights Law.

The academic program gives opportunity to gain Introductory knowledge on European and International Human Rights system. What are the main institutions for the protection of Human Rights and how do they work? What are the legal sources of International Human Rights system? How is IHR Law being developed and implemented on national level? You will also take a chance to understand how international Human Rights and Humanitarian Law are connected to each other and discuss the case law of European Court of Human Rights.

Do not miss the chance to find out more on IHR and expand your knowledge with help of human rights lawyers who are currently working on European and International Human Rights practices.

Apart from our intensive lectures you will be able to join our extensive social program and feel the spirit of our country with full of cultural diversity.

Maximum participation fees
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 350€
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 315€
Alumni/Member of a Partner Organisation/Non-ELSA Member - 380€
Maximum extra fees
Gala Ball - 50€
Two-way airport transfer - 30€
Tbilisi, Georgia
Tbilisi Laerton Hotel
Number of participants
Date of arrival
Date of departure
Academic Partner
Ministry of Justice of Georgia
Academic Programme
Intensive lectures within the academic program will be mainly focused on following topics:
  • Overview International Human Rights Law system within the scope of UN and regional conventions
  • European convention on Human Rights: Right to life, Prohibition of torture, Right to liberty and security, Right to fair trial, Prohibition of discrimination
  • European Court of Human Rights – how does it work?
  • Relations between human rights protection and International Humanitarian Law
  • Case law of European Court of Human Rights
  • International Human Rights Law implementation mechanisms on national human rights systems

At the end of the week you will  visit Georgian Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice of Georgia in order to find out how decisions of International Courts are being executed on national level. You will also be given opportunity to see the work of representatives of Georgia in International Courts and even try to write individual application to ECHR.

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