Human Rights Centre
The Human Rights Centre at the Faculty of Law and Criminology at Ghent University is an academic centre specialized in human rights law.
With a dynamic international team, counting many young researchers, the Centre has broad research and teaching expertise, covering international, regional, national and comparative law of human rights.
Human Rights Centre members work on a range of thematic issues, including legal pluralism, freedom of expression, gender, indigenous peoples’ rights, and the European Court of Human Rights. Members also actively engage with human rights practice by supervising clinical projects and submitting third-party interventions to the European Court of Human Rights.