In support of our Ukrainian partners at V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, the International Summer School Refugee Law & Rights took place between the 15th and 25th of August, in Olomouc. The hybrid school, which was co-organized and implemented by Palacký University Olomouc and Karazin University, welcomed 24 participants both online and in person.
The participants came from six countries including United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, and Ukraine, and comprised both undergraduate and postgraduate students of social sciences, mostly from law studies, sociology, and human rights.
During ten dynamic days, the participants followed lectures, engaged in discussions and participated in an extensive evening program, during which the students had a chance to engage with professionals in the field, UNHCR experts, as well as a plenary sessions on Peace Building and Recovery with Karazin University Staff and Peace Education MA student from the University of Innsbruck.
As part of the ongoing Aurora Universities donations and support campaign for Karazin University, the school was able to provide 5 students from Karazin University free of charge online participation, and to engage another 5 university professors and 2 administrative stuff in its organization and full program implementation, alongside the UP and International experts.
A detailed report of the International Summer School on Refugee Law & Rights can be found here.
The full program of the summer school can be found here.