About the course

Course content

The course gives an overview of the current scientific debate on the environment and human rights from an interdisciplinary perspective. It presents the philosophical debate on the justification of the right to a good environment as well as the scientific debate on the political and legal aspects of environmental rights.

Syllabus and course literature

You can find a list of literature in the syllabus, along with other details about the course.

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

60 credits with a certain progression in one of the following main fields: Human Rights, European Studies, International Migration and Ethnic Relations, International Relations, or Peace and Conflict Studies


University credits completed 100%

Course evaluation

The University provides students who participate in or who have completed a course with the opportunity to make known their experiences and viewpoints with regards to the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. The University will compile and summarize the results of course evaluations as well as informing participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures initiated in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).


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