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DIS Copenhagen - Justice & Human Rights
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
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Areas of Study:
Criminology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Law, Political Science, Public Policy, Research, Social Policy, Social Science, Social Work
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Program:
Affiliated
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Housing Options:
Apartment, Homestay, Residence Hall
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Class Eligibility:
3. Junior, 4. Senior
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Credit Type:
Pass/Fail
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Program Type:
Research, Study
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Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Description:
Program Description:
Justice & Human Rights 
Analyze the legal aspects and political context behind major modern conflicts and human rights violations in Europe, enhancing your knowledge of international law and human rights.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Build analytical skills focused around legal thinking and acquire tools to understand how legal methods can be applied in real-life examples using Danish and international case studies 
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours where you come face-to-face with current political tensions and issues of national identity 
  • Engage with experts in the field and discuss international conflicts, bringing professional perspectives to the classroom 
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STUDENT PROFILE
The program is right for you if you are pre-law, or study political science, international relations, government, human rights, or global studies. The real world experience you will gain in this course is highly valuable if you are interested in applying to law school. 

CORE COURSE 
Humanitarian Law and Armed Conflict
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Examine human rights and the laws of armed conflict as they apply to contemporary conflicts. Analyze current events such as piracy off the coast of Somalia, the killing of Osama Bin Laden, and recent European armed conflicts in a legal context. Develop an understanding of the legal aspects regulating modern conflicts and how they interact with the political environment. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Kosovo (Fall) or Bosnia (Spring) 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: A course in international relations or human rights at university level. 

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