Summer School

Second International Summer School Human Rights Law in Context – Online

Special Focus: Business and Human Rights


From 7 to 10 September 2020, the Center for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN) in cooperation with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) will host a the Second Summer School on human rights law in context. The focus area will be business and human rights including topics such as human rights due diligence, corporate liability, supply chain responsibility and the negotiations on a binding instrument to regulate human rights obligations of transnational corporations.

In light of ongoing restrictions for physical meetings and in light of health risks due to COVID 19 the summer school will be held online as a series of video webinars.

Speakers include Robert McCorquodale (University of Nottingham), Daniel Crampton (Independent Consultant), Faisal Siddiqi (Rasheed Razvi Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights), Linde Bryk (ECCHR), Markus Krajewski (FAU) and Miriam Saage-Maaß (ECCHR) as well as other practitioners with expertise in the field of business and human rights.

For details please see the Programme.

Fee: 50 € (payable prior to the summer school)


We invite applications from advanced law students, graduates and young professionals in the fields of law, human rights and business.

To apply send a letter of motivation and your CV to

Application deadline (postponed): 30 June 2020

To facilitate debate and exchange between the speakers and participants, the number of spaces will be limited. 

If you have any questions please contact Professor Markus Krajewski.

Time: 7 to 10 September 2020

Place: Online format (please insure internet connectivity)