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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.


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18 July 2018
Abstracts from both practitioners and academics working in the field of international criminal law and other relevant disciplines are welcome.
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16 July 2018
Daan van Uhm en Lorena Sosa, researchers in criminology and human rights have been awarded a Veni grant by NWO.
Raad van Europa
2 July 2018
The appointment is for a term of three years, starting 1 July 2018. The work closely relates to his current research on civil society under pressure.
Daphina Misiedjan
28 June 2018
The Centre for Global Challenges appoints Daphina Misiedjan as new postdoc.
Handen die in een hek klauwen
28 June 2018
Researchers at Utrecht University warn of the dangers of new migration deals for refugees, with countries outside the EU.


13 September 2018 09:30 - 11:00
Masterclass Global Studies together with the Netherlands Helsinki Committee