Together with affected parties and our global partner network, we intervene legally to combat human rights violations and to advocate for the enforcement of universal human rights.
Are you interested in a job at ECCHR? Learn more about us as an employer and our open positions here.
Fight for justice!
We support those affected by human rights violations in their struggle for justice, hold those responsible accountable, and seek to contribute to social change by making injustice visible.
People at ECCHR
Our work benefits from the diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from people of all cultures and backgrounds with their diverse experiences. We create the necessary conditions to enable all colleagues to work independently.
A global network
Diverse, challenging, international – you will work together with partners worldwide and enter into dialogue with lawyers, artists and activists.
Room for growth
Open to new ideas? We are a dynamically developing organization – and you can develop with us. We offer you spaces for creative freedom.
you want to do meaningful and challenging work in an internationally active human rights organization
you want to help expose structural injustice and make human rights a universal reality
you seek continuously to further your education
you are interested in discussions, exchanges and critical-progressive human rights work
you are enthusiastic about human rights issues and enjoy interdisciplinary thinking
We offer an appreciative working environment, flexible work scheduling options and also take into account the (time) needs of parents and other people with care work responsibilities. In addition, we offer many other benefits – from a beautiful, central office space to team activities and free yoga classes.
The benefits of working with us:
30 days of vacation
fair remuneration in the NGO sector
option of part-time work
option of home office or remote work
beautiful, central office space with good transport connections in Kreuzberg
critical and self-critical exchange with colleagues
regular team activities
annual budget for additional training
free yoga classes
Do you have any questions? Please contact
Tel. +49 (0)30 – 296 805 94
The Critical Legal Training program
Education, shared learning and cooperation in transnational networks and universities make up an essential area of ECCHR’s work. In order to foster progressive human rights work in the future, we work to generate critical exchanges with young lawyers in the framework of the Critical Legal Training program. Learn more about the program.
ECCHR welcomes inquiries for externally-funded fellowships. Please follow the regular Critical Legal Training application process or write to application[at]ecchr.eu for further inquiries.
International Summer School on Business and Human Rights Practice
Call for Applications: The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and Tilburg Law School invite applications for an international summer school on business and human rights practice in Nuremberg in July 2023 (on-site only). The summer school is addressed to human rights practitioners and advanced students with prior knowledge on BHR who pursue / wish to pursue a career in a civil society organization.
Find here the preliminary program attached