Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights

Dear Lecturers,

We are very grateful that you will teach in this year’s Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights which will take place from 2 to 15 September in Saranda, Albania.

Since we just prolonged the application deadline from 30 June to 10 July, we would like to ask you to disseminate the information below to your students and academic networks.

Sorry for the inconvenience, many thanks in advance and best regards,

Hannes Tretter, Director


Application deadline for participation in the Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights 2018 in Saranda, Albania, pushed to 10th July !

The Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights is a two week summer school, which is organised by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights – Research Association (BIM-FV), Vienna/Austria, since 2013. The aim of the Academy is to promote academic education in the fields of democracy, human rights and the rule of law by connecting the main theoretical concepts with practical experience of experts by using an interdisciplinary and interactive format.

The Academy is open to students and new graduates with different academic backgrounds (law, political science, sociology, international development and other) coming from the Western Balkan region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) as well as from EU Member States and other European regions, who are specially interested and eager to acquire additional knowledge and excellence in the above mentioned fields.

Applications can be send until 10th July 2018 to the Straniak Academy team. All information about the application procedure you can find here: