Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10291-SW

Fulbright-Lund University Chair in Public International Law

Sweden
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity
  • Teach at the master's level in human rights, international law, international organizations, civil and political rights, humanitarian law, refugee law, minority and indigenous rights and international labor standards.
  • Teach human rights training courses in Lund on topics such as civil and political rights, good governance and anti-corruption efforts and human rights of women.
  • Supervise master's students in their thesis research and writing.
  • The grantee may also participate in collaborative research and teach at the Faculty of Law at Lund University.
In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Either one semester (4.5 months) or two semesters (9 months); a nine month grant period is preferred.
Grant Dates
  • Two-semester grants must begin in September 2020
  • One semester grants must begin in either September 2020 or January 2021.
Locations

Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and/or Lund University

Founded in 1666, Lund University is now the largest site of higher education and research in the Nordic countries, with its 42,500 students and 6,000 faculty and staff.
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is an independent academic institution, established in 1984, which promotes human rights through research, training and education. It has one of the largest human rights libraries in northern Europe. The RWI offers a two-year undergraduate program in human rights and two master's programs, one of which is in international human rights law and the other in human rights and intellectual property rights law. The RWI offers human rights capacity building programs in Sweden and abroad, carries out applied or policy-based research and issues five series of publications, as well as related books and journals. For additional information about the host institution, click here. The city of Lund, situated in the dynamic Oresund region in southern Sweden, is one of the oldest cities in Sweden. It has approximately 100,500 residents and is the 12th largest municipality in Sweden. It has a larger percentage of its population with a university education (58 percent) than the national average (29 percent).

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Law
Special Features

Housing should be arranged with the academic host.

Number of Grants
One
Activity
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Category
Distinguished Chair
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Closed
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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