The expert team on migration of the University of Szczecin (Poland) and the VITEZ University (Bosnia and Herzegovina) would like to invite everyone to our Summer School “Migration and Human Rights Law”, which will be held on 20-23 June 2022.

The course is intended for law students as well as practitioners and professionals interested in advancing their knowledge on migration law.

The School will be organized on-line via MS Teams. There is no fee, participants will be given certificates issued by the Faculty of Law of the University of Szczecin and the Faculty of Law of the VITEZ University.

 


Programme (click here)


 

Summer School Teachers

AGATA SZWED

Assistant at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Szczecin, Research Team on International Law and European Union Law. Organizer of numerous scientific conferences.

Completed scientific internships and library queries in Poland and abroad (Trinity College Dublin, Vilniaus Universitetas, Catholic University of Lublin). Participant of numerous international training projects (Erasmus+ training course, summer schools in Berlin and Genshagen). Certificate “Chance To Update, Erasmus+ Course for youth-workers” (practical training course dedicated to the major knowledge, skills and attitude of Youth Trainers, Youth Leaders, Business-Trainers and Facilitators working in the field of non-formal learning and Business- Education). Completed “Professional Coach” course with international certification. Member of the Polish Branch of the International Law Association. Member of the Amicus Facultatis Iuris Stetinensis Association. Member of the Team for contact with secondary schools. Experience in conducting classes on European issues and human rights in Polish and English for children and youth at every level of education. Cooperation with EUROPE DIRECT Szczecin and Youth Secretariat of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship.

BARTOSZ PACHOLSKI

Teaching assistant at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Szczecin in the field of public international law. His academic interests include in particular the law of treaties, freedom to provide services within the European Union and the universal and European system of human rights protection. Additionally, he is involved in promoting Polish- German cooperation. Within the scope of his didactic activity he conducts classes in Public International Law, Protection of Human Rights and classes in English for students arriving within the Erasmus+ programme (Public International Law, Human Rights Law, International Organizations, History of Szczecin in Public International Law Perspective). From February 2020 a supporting member of the Labour Mobility Initiative that brings together the employers, scholars, workers and public administration and creates the only Polish and European forum for exchange of knowledge on the posting of workers within the freedom to provide services. Member of organising committees of national scientific conferences co- organised by the Faculty of Law and Administration of University of Szczecin. Participant of the programme “Exchange of academic teachers within the framework of cooperation between the University of Szczecin and the University of Greifswald, Germany” and a research internship together with a library search at Vilnius University

ANNA MAGDALENA KOSIŃSKA

Graduate of an art history programme at the Faculty of Humanities of the John Paul II Catholic University in Lublin (KUL) and doktor habilitowany (post-doctoral degree) of law and professor of KUL and of the University of Szczecin.

Co-creator of the MIGRA-TEAM research team at the Rule of Law Institute; since 2015 head of the Research Center for European Migration Law and Policy at KUL which publishes the “Prawo i polityka migracyjna” [Migration Law and Policy] series. Coordinator of the Foreigners’ Section of the Legal Clinic at the University of Szczecin and of numerous projects dedicated to helping and integrating migrants (i.a. Support for Voluntary Returns in Lublin Region I and II co-financed from the funds of the European Return Fund). Author of monographs and publications on migration and refugee law and coordinator of NCN projects, now: “Ombudsman jako gwarant ochrony praw podstawowych migrantów” [The Ombudsman as a guarantor of protection of fundamental rights of migrants”]

SAMIR RIZVO

Assistant professor at the Faculty of Law, University “Dzemal Bijedic” of Mostar. He is the author of the book „Migrant Law” and several articles related to migrations, human rights, trafficking of human beings, etc. He has attended numerous scientific and professional events (conferences, workshops, roundtables).

For the last 20 years, Samir serves as Assistant Minister in the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He has been involved in developing key strategies at the state level, and currently coordinates a national referral mechanism in the anti-human trafficking arena. For excellence in his professional job, Samir has been awarded a Golden badge from the Republic of Austria.

 

SRDJAN VUJOVIC


Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, University „Vitez”. As a criminologist, he has a special academic and research focus on organized crime, and transnational criminology (including human trafficking, child sexual exploitation, and abuse, etc.). In the last 3 years, actively involved in researching crimes against the migrant population in the Balkans.

Srdjan is a member of the European Society of Criminology and the American Society of Criminology. He writes for several top criminological journals and publishers but also serves as a reviewer.

By working for UN Agencies (UNDP and UNICEF), the Council of Europe, and International organizations (e.g. World Vision International and Save the Children), he was working together with professionals in the fight against crime. His passion is making a sustainable bridge between professionals and scientists, with the aim to maximize impact on positive social change.

IVANA KOZINA

As a MA in Psychology Ivana Kozina worked for UN Migration Agency for more than 7 years. As a leader and coordinator, she has been involved in the key projects focusing on the migrant population in Bosnia and Herzegovina but also delivered her duties throughout the Balkans region as well as for the UN Migration Agency Netherlands.

She is a certified psychotherapist. As a member of different psychological associations, she actively participates in scientific conferences and publishes in relevant journals.

 

 

 

WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL (Manager of a Migrant camp)

Ensuring protection and access to basic social services for refugees and migrants, World Vision International is the leading organization in Bosnia and Herzegovina when it comes to responding to the migrant crises. World Vision takes care of the key Temporary Residence Centers (TRC) in the country together with main national and international stakeholders. With its extensive international experience and well-developed knowledge system, this organization has the potential to enhance current and future responses to migration.