Various academic institutions offer programs of study similar to the Oak Institute of Human Rights and are excellent resources for learning more about prominent human rights activists and major human rights issues in the world.

Australian Human Rights Center

Buffalo Human Rights Center at SUNY Buffalo

The Carter Center at Emory University

Center for Civil and Human Rights at Notre Dame Law School

Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Washington College of Law at American University

Centre for the Study of Human Rights at the London School of Economics

Harvard Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School

Human Rights Center at the University of Minnesota

International Human Rights Exchange

International Human Rights Law Institute at DePaul University

International Human Rights Law Program at Northwestern Law School

Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University 

International Summer Academy in Peace and Conflict Studies

Northwestern University Conference on Human Rights

University of Chicago Human Rights Program

Clinics/Certificate Programs/Fellowships/Summer Courses

Center for Applied Human Rights at Vermont Law School

The Certification Program of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College

Certificate of Study in Global Human Rights at University of Pennsylvania Law School

Clinical Programs at University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Healthy and Human Rights Certificate Program at Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health

Human Rights Center at University of California Berkeley Law

International Human Rights Clinic at Cornell University Law School

International Human Rights Clinic at Western New England University School of Law

International Human Rights Clinic at Willamette University College of Law

International Human Rights Fellowship Program at the Brooklyn Law School

International Women’s Human Rights Clinic at Georgetown Law School

Peace and Human Rights Education at Johns Hopkins School of Education Summer Course

Refugee and Human Rights Clinic at the University of Maine Law School

Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights at Grinnell College


Amnesty International Conferences

International Human Rights Conferences

Northwestern University Conference on Human Rights

Study Abroad

Adventure Teaching

Antioch Education Abroad Programs

The Center for Ecological Living and Learning (CELL) Study Abroad

Danish Institute for Study Abroad

International Honors Program (IHP)/Comparative Program – Human Rights: Foundations, Challenges, and Advocacy

International Human Rights Exchange

International Partnership for Service Learning (IPSL)

Institute for Peace & Dialogue Summer Academy – International Summer Academy

Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) Social Environmental Change, San José, Costa Rica

Peace and Conflict Studies Program: Summer Semester at the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina

School for International Training (SIT) Study Abroad

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) in Florianópolis, Brazil

Social Work & International Affairs: Human Rights with Florida State University

Where There Be Dragons Programs