|Study location||Finland, Helsinki|
|Type||Short duration course, short course|
|Nominal duration||4–20 Aug 2020 (6 ECTS)|
EARLY BIRD prices valid until 28 February 2020
A minimum of 2 years of university-level studies is required for all courses. See course-specific requirements below >> target students.
All courses are taught in English. Although applicants are not required to present an official certificate of language proficiency, all students must be fluent in English. A good command of English is necessary for completing the course (following teaching, participating in classroom discussions, writing essays) as well as managing day-to-day matters in Finland. An applicant can be rejected if his/her level of English is not deemed equivalent to the standards.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Please tell us about your academic goals and why you would like to attend Helsinki Summer School and the course you have applied for.
For example: Why is this course important to your studies or to your future career? How do you satisfy the course requirements?
Please note that plagiarism is strictly forbidden at the University of Helsinki. Any applicant caught of plagiarism will be automatically rejected.
The course explores the nexus and different dimensions of the crisis of poverty, (under)development and human rights from a historical, institutional and policy-making perspective.
Conceiving poverty alleviation as an essential human rights obligation, this course examines domestic and international variables that have occasioned and exacerbated world poverty, inequality and underdevelopment. The course also formulates and highlights what duties states and international institutions owe to the poor and the victims of global injustice.
University-level education (Bachelor, Master, or equivalent), including career professionals, with a strong interest in human rights, poverty and development.
No prior knowledge of the subject matter required.
George Forji Amin, email@example.com
You may contact the course coordinators with questions concerning the course content.
With any other questions concerning Helsinki Summer School or the application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.