Summer Schools

Second International Summer School “Human Rights Law in Context”

Special Focus: Business and Human Rights

From 7 to 11 September 2020, the Center for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN) in cooperation with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) will host the Second Summer School on human rights law in context in Nuremberg. 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.

Speakers include Robert McCorquodale (University of Nottingham), Daniel Crampton (Daimler AG), 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: 250 € including lunches and refreshments (accommodation and evening meals excluded)


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: 31 May 2020

The selection of applicants will be merits-based and limited to a maximum of 25.

If you are interested in presenting work in progress including on doctoral theses in a Young Scholar workshop, please contact us and indicate the topic of your presentation.

If you have any questions please contact Professor Markus Krajewski.

Time: 7 to 11 September 2020

Place: University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Lange Gasse 20, 90403 Nürnberg

International Summer Course: Human Rights Law in Context

From 22 – 26 June the CHREN, in cooperation with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, hosted an international summer school in Nuremberg.

It focussed on business and human rights. Michael Windfuhr, deputy director of the  German Institute for Human Rights held the keynote lecture on the implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Germany.

We would like to thank all lecturers and participants for their contributions!

The full program can be accessed via this link.