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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

Gender
8 January 2019
This special issue focuses on the impacts of gender registration and the possibilities for abandoning such practices. Deadline for submission: 4 February 2019.
European Equality Law Network
7 January 2019
In December 2018, Utrecht University was awarded a new four-year tender by the European Commission for the coordination of the European Equality Law Network.
Europa flag and EU building
17 December 2018
Marjolein van den Brink form Utrecht University wrote a blog with colleague Peter Dunne form the University of Bristol.
Interesse-ontwikkeling van studenten
28 November 2018
The Master’s degree offers an action- and policy-oriented approach, combining legal, political, historical, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives.
Clément Nyaletsossi Voule
27 November 2018
Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, flanked by Saskia Brchemmacher of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and by Dominic Perrera of CIVICUS.
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Events

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5 March 2019 20:00 - 21:30
How do we distribute water in a fair and sustainable way? Does nature also have the right to water? With human rights scholar Dr Daphina Misiedjan.
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