Summer Human Rights Institute at Fordham University

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Leitner Center at Fordham Law
Summer Human Rights Institute
Reduced Fees for GT students and alums

The Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, which is based at Fordham Law School in New York City, works on a number of human rights research, advocacy, and capacity-building projects around the world, including the rights of women and vulnerable persons.

For students interested in law, the Leitner Center runs as a two-week intensive certificate course on international human rights law that covers doctrinal knowledge and practical application examples. The faculty  includes Fordham Law Professors and practitioners in the field.

Information for the course, including how to apply, is on the course website,

Fordham is offering a reduced fee of $800 to any Tech students who apply during May. There are also a limited number of partial and full scholarships available for applicants. 

For questions, contact Elisabeth Wickeri at


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