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Université Catholique de Bukavu Diploma of Specialized Studies in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
Université Catholique de Bukavu

Diploma of Specialized Studies in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Bukavu, Congo, DR

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French

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Sep 2023

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Diploma of Specialized Studies in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

The Université Catholique de Bukavu organizes a DES (Diploma of Specialized Studies) in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law through the Regional Center for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CERDHO) of the Faculty of Law . Registration for this program has begun and will continue until January 30, 2018.

The DES in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law offers the following courses:

  • Human rights
  • IHL

The application must contain the following elements:

  • Letter of registration request addressed to the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs;
  • Copies of diplomas and transcripts certified true to the original;
  • Detailed updated CV;
  • A passport photo;
  • Birth certificate (recent less than three months);
  • Certificate of physical fitness (recent three months);
  • Certificate of good conduct, life, customs and good citizenship (recent less than three months);
  • Recommendation of two teachers;
  • Employer recommendation for worker applications;
  • Have succeeded at least with 65% in the second year of the license and an average of 60% over the entire university course.

The application files will be deposited either in paper format at the office of academic services located in Bugabo, avenue de la mission, number 2; either in electronic format at [email protected]

COURSES LISTED IN THE PROGRAM

COMMON CORE COURSES

  • General course in public international law 30 h
  • General course in international criminal law 30 h
  • General course in International Humanitarian Law 30 h
  • Substantive human rights law (Rights related to personal autonomy and collective dimensions of human rights) 60 h
  • Human Rights protection systems (national, regional and UN) 60 h
  • Fair trial law and advocacy techniques before national and international criminal courts 30 h
  • Interdisciplinary approach to human rights (philosophical, historical, political and sociological) 45 h
  • Methodology of scientific research 30 h
  • English 30 hours
  • IT and NTIC 30 h

INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW OPTION

  • Law of the conduct of hostilities 30 h
  • Laws of non-international armed conflicts and internal tensions and internal disturbances 30 h
  • Non-judicial mechanisms for implementing international humanitarian law 30 h
  • The place of victims and witnesses in the international criminal trial 30 h
  • International humanitarian law and peacekeeping forces 30 h
  • Special questions of international humanitarian law 30 h
  • Seminar on International Humanitarian Law 30 h

HUMAN RIGHTS OPTION

  • Right to health 30 h
  • Human rights and sexual violence 30 h
  • Asylum and refugee law 30 h
  • Child protection law 30 h
  • Gender and Human Rights 30 h
  • Human rights and development 30 h
  • African system for the protection of human rights: Substantive and institutional law 30 h
  • Human rights and conflict management 30 h
  • Special human rights issues 30 h
  • Human rights seminar 30 h

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