Germany ECCHR Legal Training Scholarship Program for International Students

Scholarship Description: The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights is currently accepting applications for The Legal Training Program. This programme “offers young people with limited financial means and/or from underrepresented geographic and social backgrounds the chance to gain professional experience in human rights work”. The Legal Training Program offers participants a unique platform for the theory and practice of international human rights law. We aim to develop and further a well-founded and critical analysis of the most pressing contemporary issues of law and society. About Institute: The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) is an independent, non-profit legal and educational organization dedicated to protecting civil and human rights worldwide. It was founded in 2007 by a small group of renowned human rights lawyers, in order to protect and enforce the rights guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as well as other declarations of human rights and national constitutions, by juridical means. Degree Level: This is a legal training programme. Available Subject: The Legal Training Programme offers participants a unique platform for the theory and practice of international human rights law. Scholarship benefits: This is 40 week internship and covers monthly wage of €1,550 (minus tax and social security deductions) + return travel costs from the place of residence to Berlin up to €1,500 and any visa costs that arise. Eligible Nationalities: The scholarship is open to all nationalities. For non-EU citizens, the final acceptance is dependent on the issuance of the appropriate visa. Eligibility Criteria: The call for applications is aimed at students and young professionals (max one year after graduation) who wish to apply for ECCHR’s Legal Training Program but whose personal and financial situation would make it impossible to participate on an unpaid basis. If this does not reflect

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