“Rohingya: An Exodus to Legal Purgatory”
For further information and application: 4th WINTER ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 2020
WAIL 2020 focuses on the phenomenon of Rohingyan Refugees and Statelessness alongside its core program dedicated to Syrian Refugees in Turkey. Rohingya question is increasingly becoming a key issue for both the international community and Turkish society. As WAIL is a combination of national and international law related to refugees, this year’s focus will be Rohingyan refugees.
3-7 February 2020
Istanbul University, Faculty of Law
ICIL Students, Turkish and foreign law students particularly advanced bachelor and graduate students as well as practitioners.
For ICIL students and Istanbul University Faculty of Law students: 350 TL
For other bachelor and master students from other Turkish universities: 700 TL
For professionals and foreign students: 200 Euro
IMPORTANT: As the fees are kept at a reasonable level, we cannot offer any kind of scholarship or tuition waiver.
Please submit your motivation letter (max. 350 words) and your CV in English as one PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please name the document as “SurnameName_WAIL2020” for example “DoeJohn_WAIL2020).
General application deadline:
25 January 2020 (Applicants who need visa to enter Turkey should arrange their visa in advance. Applicants are responsible for this process).
IMPORTANT: We will evaluate applications on rolling-basis. Therefore, early application is highly recommended.
Application deadline for ICIL and Istanbul University, Faculty of Law students: 7 December 2019. After 7 December 2019, the applications will be deemed under the category of regular Turkish students.
We can only provide an invitation letter after the payment of the full tuition fee. If you need visa to enter Turkey, please submit your application in advance.
Participants are responsible for their own accommodation and food.
%80 participation rate is mandatory to be awarded the certificate of participation.
We cannot offer any ECTS credits for the winter academy.
Questions/Inquiries: Please refer to email@example.com.
(Further information will be released about the program in next weeks.)
Monday, 3 February 2020
09:00-09:30 Introduction of WAIL 2019
09:30-11:00 Refugee Law Definitions (Prof. İbrahim Kaya)
11:15-12:30 Refugee Law Definitions (Prof. İbrahim Kaya)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Loss and Denial of Refugee Status (Dr. Esra Yılmaz Eren)
15:30-18:30 Treasure Hunt
Tuesday, 4 February 2020
09:00-11:30 Temporary Protection Regime (Dr. Esra Yılmaz Eren)
10:45-12:15 Temporary Protection Regime (Dr. Esra Yılmaz Eren)
12:15-13:45 Lunch Break
13:45-15:30 Labor and Social Security Rights of Syrians in Turkey
Wednesday, 5 February 2020
10:00-12:00 Right to Nationality under Human Rights Law (Michiel Hoornick)
12:15-13:45 Lunch Break
13:45-15:30 Refugees in the Jurisprudence of the Turkish Constitutional Court (Dr. Volkan Aslan)
Thursday, 6 February 2020
09:00-10:30 Statelessness in International Law (Dr. Tamás Molnár)
10:45-12:30 Statelessness in International Law (Dr. Tamás Molnár)
13:15-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-16:00 Revokation of Citizenship on the basis of National Security (Michiel Hoornick)
Friday, 7 February 2020
10:45-12:30 Statelessness Crisis in Rohingya: International Law Perspective (Dr. Tamás Molnár)
12:30-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-16:00 Humanitarian Crisis in Rohingya: International Criminal Law Perspective (Dr. Ali Emrah Bozbayındır)
16:00-17:00 Closing Speech and Awarding Certificates