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Welcome

Study with us

Study with us

Studying human rights with us provides you with a first-class academic education. Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and innovative PhD, provide you with an in-depth and critical understanding of human rights and how they are applied in practice.

We are one of the oldest academic human rights centres in the world and enjoy a global reputation as a leader in the field of human rights research, practice, and education.

We bring together over 80 academic staff from 11 departments who are prominent scholars in human rights and advise and act on behalf of governments, NGOs, national and regional human rights bodies, and international organisations such as the United Nations. Our research and practice-led education, and the high calibre of our students produces consistently high graduate employment rates. Many alumni now work in human rights leadership positions throughout the world.

Our strengths

  • Awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2010 in recognition of our work in advancing global human rights
  • Excellence in human rights theory and practice central to our research and education
  • Vibrant and committed research community offering unparalleled range of human rights expertise across disciplines

About our Centre

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Find out more about our Human Rights Centre and hear some of our most notable human rights practitioners and researchers explore what makes the Centre a world-leading institution, relied upon for its expertise by international organisations including the UN.

Research clusters

Research projects

Our ground-breaking research clusters address issues from children and armed conflict, freedom of expression, and indigenous peoples to trafficking and prisoners' rights. Our clusters reflect our world-class reputation for human rights research and practice.

Events

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Our Human Rights Centre runs a wide range of events throughout the year. Find out more about events such as our speaker series, lunchtime seminars, film screenings, or social events.