The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights is accepting applications for the Legal Training Program in Germany. The programme offers young people with limited financial means and/or from underrepresented geographic and social backgrounds the chance to gain professional experience in human rights work.
The Legal Training Program offers participants a unique platform for the theory and practice of international human rights law.
A valuable program for candidates.
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The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) is an independent, non-profit legal and educational organization dedicated to protecting civil and human rights worldwide.
- Application Deadline: Application are now closed on 25 June 2020.
- Course Level: This is a legal training programme.
- Study Subject: The Legal Training Programme offers participants a unique platform for the theory and practice of international human rights law.
- Nationality: All nationalities
- Scholarship can be taken in Germany
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- Eligible Countries: The scholarship is open to all nationalities. For non-EU citizens, the final acceptance is dependent on the issuance of the appropriate visa.
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants should be at an advanced stage of their education (ideally graduate studies or professional legal training, and should have above-average qualifications in law or another relevant field.
- How to Apply: Applications may be submitted in German or in English; the choice of language will not place applicants at an advantage/disadvantage.
- Submit the following documents as separate pdf documents by email and without a cover letter:
- ECCHR application form (download), with the file name: Last name_application
- CV, with the file name: Last name_CV
Critical Legal Training offers:
- Legal and factual research and casework in one of our four specialist programs – International Crimes and Accountability, Migration, Business and Human Rights and the Institute for Legal Intervention – as well as in media and communication
- Integration into our day-to-day work, including project-related communication and administration (e.g. writing position papers and/or preparing short translations, co-organization of events)
- Individual supervision by experienced lawyers
- Teamwork and weekly round-table discussions with trainers and other program participants
- Regular internal ECCHR Lunch Talks with internationally renowned human rights defenders
- Cultural events, e.g. Human Rights Cinema