International Summer School Sarajevo 2011 - Human Rights and Transitional Justice (18-31 July)

SELECTION PROCEDURE for the 5th Edition of ISSS is open until the 15TH OF MAY

July 18 Monday


July 18 - 31, 2011


UNITIC Business Center (t.b.c.), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Prof. Eibe Riedel, Stephanie Barbour, Thorsten Geissler, others t.b.c.



Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung - Rule of Law Program South East Europe together with partner Pravnik Association will be offering International Summer School Sarajevo 2011 course on Human Rights and Transitional Justice from 18 – 31 July 2011.

Also available in Romana, Deutsch

WHERE: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Accommodation is offered at the Franciscan Students' Hostel in double bedded rooms. The Hostel is at 15 minute walking distance from the city centre in safe and peaceful surroundings.


  • To empower future decision makers to work to establish the Rule of Law and Human Rights system in transitional countries.
  • To widen theoretical and practical skills of participants.
  • To influence changes in transitional countries towards sustainable Rule of Law and the re-spect of Human Rights.

ELIGIBILITY: The program encourages applications from graduate and PhD students of law and related disciplines (under the age of 35); including a limited number of undergraduate students from South East Eu-rope, Europe and the US.

PARTICIPATION FEE: 200€ for accommodation, meals and working materials. Students from Albania, Bosnia and Herzego-vina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, the Republic of Moldova, and Serbia are eligible to apply for a participation fee reduction of 50%.

Travel costs are not covered by this fee and each participant should take care of personal travel ar-rangements.


If you are interested, all other relevant information are available on the ISSS 2011 official website or contact us at

Summer school will teach 30 law students on theoretical and practical aspects of human rights in terms of transitional justice process in SEE for 10 days in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The summer school program will be made out of lectures and workshops of numerous prominent experts (theoretical and practicaloriented) from the region and Europe. Students will have classes in the morning and in the afternoon, combined with study time. Visits to domestic and international institutions created to protect/ promote human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina will be used as a case study to draw some lessons learned. Additionally, a 3-day Alumni Conference will be organized during scheduled two weeks.

Summer school will also include sightseeing of Sarajevo, visit to Sarajevo Film Festival, important cultural and historical monuments, and some additional special events (ISSS annual dinner, country presentation night).

Contact person

Corina Rebegea

Project coordinator, Rule of Law Program South East Europe

Corina Rebegea
Phone +40 21 302 02 63
Fax +40 21 326 04 07
Languages: English,‎ Français,‎ Romana

Doru Toma

Programme Coordinator

Doru Toma
Phone +40 21 302 02 63
Fax +40 21 323 31 27
Languages: Deutsch,‎ Français,‎ English,‎ Romana


Association "PRAVNIK" (Bosnia-Herzegovina)