Human Rights and Law

NUI Galway is widely recognised one of the world’s centre of excellence for Human Rights and Law. Our researchers have a global reputation for excellence in the study and promotion of human rights, international humanitarian law and international criminal law.

NUI Galway’s international reputation in this area has attracted high quality students from around the world to its acclaimed programmes and has built a thriving community of doctoral researchers. Along with the comprehensive suite of educational programmes offered, our staff in these areas have provided advice to national governments and international organisations (e.g. the UN).