Sydney, Australia: Human Rights

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Sydney, Australia- Human Rights: Forced Migration Law and International Environmental Law

Study abroad in Sydney, Australia and enjoy a truly captivating summer study program. This course is on Forced Migration Law and International Environmental Law and takes place from May 21 to June 8. It is worth 4 units and even includes the potential for an externship from June 11 to July 20 which would be worth 4 to 5 units.

The program will focus on two issues of tremendous global importance - forced migration and international environmental law. The forced migration topics will include refugee law; relief for victims of trafficking in persons, torture, crime, and war; and environmental factors in migration flows. The international environmental law topics will include climate change law, the right to water, environmental justice, and indigenous law and land rights. There will be time for site visits to Australian courts and legal institutions and for a weekend trip to wildlife park and the Blue Mountains.


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Learn about the laws governing those with refugee status or who are facing persecution
Possibility for an externship in Melbourne, Sydney, or Fiji

What`s Included

Students may be placed in an externship with a law firm in Fiji or a law office or legal aid organization in Sydney or Melbourne.



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Sydney, Australia

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Santa Clara University - School of Law
  • Australia: Sydney
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American, Canadian
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