In this Seminar, students study international human rights violations and possible remedies in a variety of contexts, examining the history, development, and structure of human rights protection. Examine human rights in action through Irish case studies and with opportunities to learn directly about the work of organizations such as the Irish Innocence Project and the Cities in Transition Project. The Seminar also includes guest lectures by key figures engaged in human rights protection. Learn outside of the classroom with a weekend visit to Belfast and Londonderry/Derry to witness the main sites of civil rights events and meet local experts. Set in Dublin the contrast between new and old facilitates diversity seen through European and Asian influences.
The CAPA Global Business Institute offers a highly focused, intensive business curriculum alongside internship placements in the business industry as a Certificate Program. Upon completion of the classes and practical experience, students will receive a Certificate demonstrating their proficiency in a specialized subject. Partnering with University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration, students can personalize the courses to best fit their personal and professional goals. As a global trade hub for the Asia-Pacific, Sydney offers a strong international environment to study global business, the economy is larger than countries like Denmark or Singapore, with strengths in finance, manufacturing, and tourism. There are a significant number of foreign banks and multinational corporations headquartered in Sydney, making it a powerful financial center competing on a global scale. Students can earn a Certificate in their desired topic or the Sydney Institute expertise of Marketing.
Learn about community activism through observing and participating in important local, national, and trans-national agencies. In the Institute, students learn to understand and analyze the theoretical perspectives that shape social activism. By the end of the Institute, students will have a clear idea of how globalization impacts communities and urban environments. Participating hands on in the social dynamics of London, students observe the ways in which the lives of residents reflect the diversity of one of the most radically transformed environments in the world. London has something for everyone, including the more than 300 different languages spoken in this hugely diverse city. This certificate goes beyond a minor by exploring a topic using courses across several majors. The courses combine discussing theory in the classroom with practical experiences outside the classroom. Students will develop skills needed for a life of active and engaged citizenship. The certificate authorizes that students connect ideas with action in exploring a pathway to a career in a civic or political industry. The certificate takes the place of a minor or specialization.