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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

European Convention on Human Rights
5 October 2017
SIM is co-organising a workshop at the European Court of Human Rights in 2018. Please find the call for papers here.
Book cover ‘The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law’
13 September 2017
In August 2017, Dr. Katharine Fortin’s book ‘The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law’ was published by Oxford University Press.
MOOC Mass Migration and Human Rights (© 2014 UNRWA Photo A Morning in Yarmouk)
7 September 2017
Enroll now for the new Massive Open Online Course on ‘Mass Migration and Human Rights – Legal and Ethical Dilemmas', that starts on 18 September.
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Events

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23 October 2017 16:15 - 17:15
Inaugural lecture by by Felisa Tibbitts, Professor in Human Rights Education.
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