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Welcome at the Research Centre Human Rights

The inter-disciplinary Research Centre “Human Rights” was established as a subunit of the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna in May 2014.The research centre succeeds the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” after a six‐year period of successful interdisciplinary research in the field of human rights.

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Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom

At its annual conference on 2-3 September 2016 the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) expressed its deep concern about the actions and threats of actions of an increasing number of States to restrain and even foreclose academic freedom.

Please find enclosed the declaration adopted by the AHRI General Assembly.

 AHRI Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom

Research Centre Human Rights

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Hörlgasse 6
A-1090 Vienna

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