Diploma in specialized studies in human rights and humanitarian law

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Diploma of Specialized Studies in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

The Catholic University of Bukavu organizes a DES (Diploma of Specialized Studies) in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law through the Regional Center for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CERDHO) of the Faculty of Law . Enrollment in this program began and will continue until January 30, 2018.

The DES in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law offer the following courses:

  • Human rights
  • IHL

The application must contain the following elements:

  • Letter of registration form addressed to the Vice-Rector Academic Affairs;
  • Certified copies of diplomas and transcripts certified to the original;
  • Detailed updated CV;
  • A passport photo;
  • Birth certificate (recent less than three months);
  • Certificate of Fitness (recent three months);
  • Certificate of good conduct, life, morals and civism (recent less than three months);
  • Recommendation of two professors;
  • Employer's recommendation for worker applications;
  • To have passed at least 65% in the second year of the license and an average of 60% on the whole university course.

Applications will be submitted either in hard copy at the Academic Services Office located at Bugabo, Mission Avenue, No. 2; either in electronic format at vraucb@ucbukavu.ac.cd

COURSES IN THE PROGRAM

COMMON COURSE COURSES

  • General Course on Public International Law 30 h
  • General Course of International Criminal Law 30 h
  • General Course on International Humanitarian Law 30 h
  • Substantive human rights law (Rights related to the autonomy of the individual and the collective dimensions of human rights) 60 h
  • Human Rights Protection Systems (national, regional and UN) 60 h
  • Right to a fair trial and pleadings before national and international criminal courts 30 h
  • Interdisciplinary approach to human rights (philosophical, historical, political and sociological) 45 h
  • Methodology of scientific research 30 h
  • English 30 h
  • Computer and IT 30 h

OPTION INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW

  • Right to Conduct of Hostilities 30 h
  • Rights of non-international armed conflicts and internal tensions and internal disturbances 30 h
  • Non-judicial Mechanisms for the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law 30 h
  • The place of victims and witnesses in the international criminal trial 30 h
  • International Humanitarian Law and Peacekeeping Forces 30 h
  • Special questions of international humanitarian law 30 h
  • International Humanitarian Law Seminar 30 h

HUMAN RIGHTS OPTION

  • Right to health 30 h
  • Human rights and sexual violence 30 h
  • Right to asylum and refugees 30 h
  • Right to protection of children 30 h
  • Gender and Human Rights 30 h
  • Human Rights and Development 30 h
  • African Human Rights System: Substantive and Institutional Law 30 h
  • Human Rights and Conflict Management 30 h
  • Special human rights questions 30 h
  • Human Rights Seminar 30 h
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L’Université Catholique de Bukavu (UCB) Asbl, est l’une de grandes universités que compte la République démocratique du Congo. Située dans le chef-lieu de la province du Sud-Kivu, une région Est du pa ... Read More

L’Université Catholique de Bukavu (UCB) Asbl, est l’une de grandes universités que compte la République démocratique du Congo. Située dans le chef-lieu de la province du Sud-Kivu, une région Est du pays de Patrice Emery Lumumba, cette institution d’enseignement universitaire de droit privé fut créée le 21 novembre 1989 par décret de Son Excellence Monseigneur Aloys MULINDWA Mutabesha, Archevêque de Bukavu. Read less