Academic Advisory Board

The Academic Advisory Board is composed of the Scientific Director and at least five more members. Members of the Academic Advisory Board can be scientists and scientifically proven practitioners from the human rights field.

Tasks of the Academic Advisory Board:

  •  the development of a specific profile of the programme,
  • advice regarding didactics and science,
  • drafting proposals for the scope of courses and for the specification of requirements to successfully pass the courses,
  • drafting proposals for the choice of the participants of the programme,
  • drafting proposals for the choice of the members of the Economic Advisory Council and
  • preparation and analysis of the results of the evaluation of the programme.

Members of the Academic Advisory Board are also core members of the thesis defense examination board

Board members


Economic Advisory Council

We thank the generous financial support of our economic advisory board members who enable excellent candidates with outstanding academic or professional performances to be nominated for the selection to our scholarship.

Members of the Economic Advisory Council can be representatives of companies related to human rights or of companies financing scholarships for the programme.

Hermann und Marianne Straniak Stiftung

Current Council Members