Established in 1978, the ISHR at Columbia University is committed to providing excellent human rights education to Columbia students, fostering innovative interdisciplinary academic research, and offering its expertise in capacity building to human rights leaders, organizations, and universities around the world. Courses include active engagement with the world of human rights practitioners, and emphasize the connection between the study and practice of human rights.
Courses can be taken independently or as part of a four-course Certification of Professional Achievement in Human Rights.
The courses on this page reflect Summer 2018 offerings.
Note: Courses are subject to change at the discretion of the University.
Session D (1): May 21 - June 29
Ex.) HRTS S4020D
Session Q (2): July 2 - August 10
Ex.) HRTS S4185Q
Note: The suffix indicates the session in which the course is offered