The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) is a multidisciplinary Centre at the University of Oslo. With a turnover of NOK 40 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 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.