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Human rights in practice – Amnesty Academy

Človekove pravice v praksi – Akademija Amnesty

Course credits:

4.00 ECTS / 30 (0 hours of lectures, 30 hours of exercises, 0 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

prof. dr. Petra Roter


Elective general




First semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Postgraduate Programme of European Studies
  • Postgraduate Programme of International Relations
  • Undergraduate Programme of International Relations

Short content

Overview and analysis of international protection of human rights at different levels of governance – with a focus on the linkages between the international and the national (state) levels. Overview and analysis of protection of human rights in Slovenia: norms, actors, mechanisms. Analysis of the role and functioning of the civil society in the issue-area of human rights protection. Learning about the work and the role of Amnesty International and Amnesty International Slovenia. Analysis of individual aspects of human rights protection (current issues – e.g. migrants, social minorities, national minorities, workers' rights, reproductive rights, enforced disappearances, torture and similar) and monitoring of the actual practice and work of the civil society in the field of actual implementation of human rights. Practical work.

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Curriculum was last modified on: 21.03.2023