About The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

Statutes of The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR 

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) is a multidisciplinary University of Oslo centre. .With a turnover exceeding NOK 80 million, its activities are based upon research and teaching, in addition to the activities as a host for several international programmes.

  • NCHR is internationally recognised as a leading research institution in the field of human rights with research staff including lawyers, political scientists, social anthropologists, social geography and philosophy.
  • The research programme has four main themes: (1) human rights and constitutionalism, (2) human rights and development, (3) human rights and diversity, and, (4) human rights and conflicts.
  • The NCHR is responsible for editing the Nordic Journal of Human Rights.
  • NCHR’s two-year Master programme in ‘The Theory and Practice of Human Rights’ is well-established. NCHR is also involved in the teaching of human rights and international humanitarian law for law students and other students at the University of Oslo.
  • NCHR’s International Department are funded through an agreement with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  the Department is thematically organised.

 

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NCHR Leadership Group

Inga Bostad - Director
Kjetil M Larsen - Head of Research and Deputy Director

Daniel Kjelling - Head of Administration
Gentian Zyberi - Head of Education
Hilde Salvesen - Head of International Department