Funding for Summer Internships

The Rights of the Child

Call for Proposals

Annual Report

The UICHR hosts diverse collaborative events and innovative programs, teaches Human Rights courses, and engages in scholarly work reaching the UI community, the state of Iowa, and beyond.

The Center, a unit of the UI College of Law, teaches and collaborates with community organizations and UI departments, scholars, and student groups. UICHR’s publicly engaged programs and initiatives include:

Class in Human Rights Certificate

Certificate in Human Rights

The Center for Human Rights offers the undergraduate Certificate in Human Rights, awarded by the College of Law.

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Working Groups

The UICHR supports faculty working groups to encourage innovative, interdisciplinary research and scholarship on campus.


Iowa Human Rights Network

The Iowa Human Rights Network is a collective of faculty members from institutions across the state of Iowa.


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Night of 1000 Dinners

Thursday, March 7, 2024 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Society
Night of 1000 Dinners is a community celebration of International Women's Day focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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Iowa Human Rights Research Conference

Saturday, April 20, 2024 9:00am to 3:00pm
Boyd Law Building
The annual Iowa Human Rights Research Conference takes place on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at the University of Iowa College of Law. The conference is hosted by the Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics and the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights. The deadline for student proposals has now passed.  Registration details and conference schedule will be available at:
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UI Center for Human Rights Fund