Language and Short Courses 2019/2020

Bayreuth International Summer School - Human Rights & Corporate Social Responsibility Human Rights & Corporate Social Responsibility

University of Bayreuth • Bayreuth

Course location
Teaching language
  • English
Language level of course
  • English: B2, C1
  • July 2020 (Registration deadline of course provider: April 30, 2020)
Target group

International undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students


After an introduction to the basics of human rights, this course will discuss their importance on various continents. You will learn about the historical roots of different declarations and notions of human rights.

The second week will focus on corporate social responsibility and how it is implemented in different regions. You will hear about cultural and religious influences as well as new concepts of corporate social responsibility. 

1.1) Human Rights in Europe

1.2) Human Rights in Africa

1.3) Human Rights in South America

1.4) Human Rights in Australia

1.5) Human Rights in Asia

2.1) Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia

2.2) Legal Aspects of Corporate Criminal Liability (CCL)

2.3) The Fundamental Rights of Workers

2.4) Corporate Social Responsibility as Enforceable Responsibility

Please see the website for complete information!

Average number of hours per week
Average number of participants per group/course
Dates and costs
  • July 2020 (Registration deadline of course provider: April 30, 2020)
Price only on request
Further information on dates and prices

The course fees will include tuition fees, an excursion and meals (daily lunch + a welcome & farewell dinner). Please check our website for further information:

Teaching language
  • English
Language level of course
  • English: B2, C1
Language requirements

A very good command of the English language (preferably level B2) is a requirement for your participation in the course. Please provide proof of your language level by submitting a language certificate (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge) with your application.

Submit application to

Please send your documents (completed application form, CV, brief personal statement, and language proof) either in digital or printed form to:

Fax: +49 921557397

Is accommodation organised?
Accommodation is arranged by the organiser.
Type of accommodation

Hotel or hostel


A daily lunch, a welcome dinner and a farewell dinner are included in the registration fee.

Is a social and leisure programme offered?
Description of social and leisure programme

City tours, guided visits, BBQ, film evening, excursions, etc.

Free internet access
Support in visa matters
Pick-up service from train station/airport

University of Bayreuth

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