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Apply now for the 2020 Fellowship Program in Copenhagen, Sarajevo or Atlanta



Become a Fellow in our Danish delegation and learn about human rights challenges and social justice in Atlanta, Sarajevo or Copenhagen.

The Fellowship is a four week educational program that brings together university students from the US and Europe to explore issues of human rights, democracy, and diversity in the country-specific context.

Through workshops, city walks, lectures, debates and in dialouge with experts, politicians, artists, and activists, the Fellowships investigate complex issues in democratic societies and build platforms for taking actions.

Copenhagen Fellowship: June 3 – July 1, 2020
Sarajevo Fellowships: June 3 – July 1, 2020 

Atlanta Fellowship: June 23 – July 21, 2020

Apply by February 9, 2020.

The 2020 Copenhagen Fellowship: The Unity of the Danish Realm and Human Rights

The 2020 Copenhagen Fellowship will explore the relationship between Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands from a historical, political and cultural perspective, and from a Human Rights angle. We will examine issues of climate change, geopolitics, independence, and look at social, economic and cultural rights in the Unity of the Realm (Rigsfællesskabet). The Copenhagen Fellowship includes a study trip to the Faroe Islands.

The Sarajevo Fellowship

The Sarajevo Fellowship delves into nuanced discussion of transitional justice, post-conflict identity politics, and peacebuilding. It uses both the urban and rural landscapes around the capital to help Fellows connect the unique diversity of Bosnia and Herzegovina to international issues of ethnic nationalism, right-wing extremism, and the crafting of pluralistic democracies.

The John Lewis Fellowship in Atlanta

Unique in its long commitment to slavery, “The South” has a distinctive role in the making of America. The region also has a richly-layered cultural landscape and is home to vibrant traditions of organized resistance and progressive politics. For all its exceptionalism, the complexities of race, class, culture, and conflict in the American South reflect the very soul of US society. Atlanta, an important Southern battleground of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, is an especially poignant site for contemplating America’s troubled racial past, and importantly, for setting the course toward a redemptive future.

“It is hard to describe the Humanity in Action Fellowship in a few lines. It is a ‘beyond words’ experience. The one that changes perspectives, challenges minds and opinions, and brings people together. It is an opportunity that should be taken, a learning journey everyone should sail through in order to discuss important issues in our societies, in both Europe and the United States. Thank you, Humanity in Action for it all!” Petra Zatkova, Copenhagen Fellowship 2019