Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

How to apply

Course calendar
Dates 9 -13 July 2018
Venue John Cabot University, Via della Lungara, 233 - 00165 Rome, Italy

Standard deadlines

Application deadline 24 June 2018
Confirmation of acceptance 25 June 2018
Payment deadline 2 July 2018

Early Bird deadlines

Application deadline 15 April 2018
Confirmation of acceptance 16 April 2018
Payment deadline 23 April 2018

 

1. How to apply

  • Application deadline: please complete and send the application form, which can be downloaded here, to schools@unicri.it by 24 June 2018
  • Confirmation of acceptance: the results of the selection process will be communicated via E-mail, within 5 working days following receipt of the application, and no later than 25 June 2018
  • Payment deadline: full payment has to be finalized within 1 week following confirmation of acceptance, and no later than 2 July 2018 (i.e. candidates should provide UNICRI with proof of payment via E-mail to schools@unicri.it by the same date)

2. Early Bird applicants

A discounted rate, amounting to 1,000 US Dollars, is offered to Early Bird applicants. In order to receive the discount, applicants must apply in accordance with the following deadlines:

  • Application deadline: please complete and send the application form, which can be downloaded here, to schools@unicri.it by 15 April 2018
  • Confirmation of acceptance: the results of the selection process will be communicated via E-mail within 5 working days following receipt of the application, and no later than 16 April 2018
  • Payment deadline: full payment has to be finalized, within 1 week following confirmation of acceptance, and no later than 23 April 2018 (i.e. candidates should provide UNICRI with proof of payment via E-mail to schools@unicri.it

3. Applicants requiring VISA (IMPORTANT)

Those applicants requiring VISA must apply in accordance with early bird deadlines.

Please consider that it may take up to 30 days to receive a VISA from Italian Embassies and Consulates, depending on your country of origin.

The Summer School Administrative Office will provide assistance in facilitating VISA release for those who need it. For this purpose please ensure that section F of the Application Form is properly completed.

4. Registration Fees

  • General: 1,100 US Dollars
  • Early Bird applicants: 1,000 US Dollars
  • John Cabot University students and alumni: 900 US Dollars

Registration fees do not cover additional expenses such as those related to travel, meals, accommodation and VISA.

5. Accommodation

Accommodation is available as follows:

  • Double/triple room - 7 nights accommodation at the John Cabot University's Lungara Apartments
  • Check-in: Saturday 7 July 2018
  • Check-out: Saturday 14 July 2018
  • Cost per person: € 250

Prices are intended for double/triple rooms in shared apartments. All costs shall be paid in advance upon registering online (further information on the registration process will be provided by the Organizers via email upon acceptance to the Summer School).

Important:
Students interested in requesting accommodation at John Cabot University are kindly invited to fill-in the related section (Section G) in the application form, as the availability of rooms may vary depending on the number of requests received. The Summer School Administrative Office will assist students in all practical issues related to their staying in Rome.

6. Cancellation and Refunds

In the case of a participant cancellation, registration fees will not be refunded.

7. Entry requirements

The course is designed for university graduates in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Economics, Social Science and other relevant disciplines. It is also addressed to young professionals working in governmental institutions, local authorities, international and non-governmental organizations seeking to deepen their understanding of current human rights issues.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Hold a three-year university degree issued by an internationally recognized university in one of the aforementioned areas
  • Have a very good working knowledge of English

Applications from students who expect to graduate at the end of the 2017/2018 academic year will also be considered.

8. Certificate of participation

Upon attendance of all the lectures and completion of the course, participants will receive a United Nations and John Cabot University certificate of participation.

A student who misses one or more classes will not receive the certificate of participation. Absence grounded on serious reasons might be considered at discretion of the Organizers.

9. Useful Links

John Cabot University

Official Rome Tourist Website

JCU - Information for Visitors

10. Contacts

Email: schools@unicri.it (please indicate “Human Rights” in the subject of the email)

Tel: (+39) 06 6789907

 

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