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The Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) is the key centre of expertise of human rights research and education at Utrecht University. SIM offers internationally oriented study programmes, conducts interdisciplinary research and organises a range of activities in the field of human rights. Read more about us

Human rights research is an integral part of all Utrecht University School of Law's research programmes as well as of a number of multidisciplinary networks within the university at large.

News

8 November 2018
She got the prize for her thesis on “Human Rights and Climate Change.
This course was developed by Antoine Buyse, Janneke Gerards and Paulien de Morree of Utrecht Law School
23 October 2018
Enroll in the sixth edition. This free online course is for everyone who is interested in the protection of human rights and the idea of open societies.
15 October 2018
The Association of Human Rights Institutes, of which SIM is a founding member, adopted the Edinburgh Declaration at its annual conference last month.
Nieuwsbrief, newsletter
11 October 2018
News from researchers connected to the SIM and announcements of new SIM events, Fall 2018 edition of the SIM newsletter.
Montaigne workshop Straatsburg
2 October 2018
Janneke Gerards and Antoine Buyse have co organised a workshop at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
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Events

5 - 14
Nov Dec
5 November 2018 09:00 - 14 December 2018 17:00
Enroll in the sixth edition. This free online course is for everyone who is interested in the protection of human rights and the idea of open societies.
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