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Summer School “Human Rights in Health”


2020-07-05 - 2020-07-11 ( )


Tuition fees:
Program Director:
E. Symeonidou-Kastanidou

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Summer School “Human Rights in Health”

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  • Short Description


    “Human Rights in Health”

    The Laboratory for the Research of Medical Law and Bioethics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) announces the organisation, in cooperation with Hellenic National Bioethics Commission and through the Center for Education and Lifelong Learning of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, of the 5th International Summer School of Medical Law and Bioethics on “Human Rights in Health”.



    Director of the Programme

    Prof. E. Symeonidou-Kastanidou

  • Format

    The Summer School, which will take place between the 5th and the 11th of July 2020 in Thessaloniki, will be conducted in English, by faculty members and doctoral students from AUTh and from other universities in Greece and abroad, as well as by specialised jurists and doctors.

  • Modules

    This is a summer school of 40 teaching hours, during which will be analyzed topics such as:

    The right to health in EU (human rights) law/ Protection of patients’ rights/ Human rights and clinical research/ The Hippocratic Oath in 2020/ Human rights and healthcare: universality vs national margin of appreciation/ Refugees’ and prisoners’ related health rights/ Medical assistance for mentally ill persons/ Jurisprudence of ECtHR: HIV-positive detainees/ Reproductive health: new possibilities and potential risks/ Access to termination of pregnancy: medico-ethical challenges/ Reproductive rights and family planning/ Jurisprudence of the ECtHR/ Opt – in / opt – out systems in postmortem organ donation for transplantation. Rights of patient, family and society?/ Is there a legal right to die?/ Palliative care: dying with dignity/ Jurisprudence  of the ECtHR/ Human rights in artificial intelligence in medicine/ Robotic pharmacy/ Smart hospitals: the future for care provision?

  • Educational Materials / Benefits

    Participants are granted a certificate of participation and a certificate of training (2,5 ECTS), subject to the attendance of a total of 40 teaching hours after a successful evaluation.

  • Liabilities

    Required documents:

    Proof of payment of tuition fees, which is attached to the application, in the account:

    5202-057157-381 Piraeus Bank,

    International Bank Account Number (IBAN): GR94 0172 2020 0052 0205 7157 381

    Code Bic (SWIFT address) PIRBGRAΑ

    It should be noted that the proof of payment should contain the following information:

    • The code 71081
    • The name of the depositor, status, VAT number, address and telephone number for subsequent issue of invoice
  • Contact

    Phone number: 6973379481,



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The tuition fees amount to 100€ for students of all levels and 150€ for jurists and health professionals for entries up to April 15st, 2020 and to 130€ and 180€ respectively for entries up to May 15th, 2020 (deadline).

These fees do not include any room and board expenses, as well as any kind of participation in any parallel activities.

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