Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE)

Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE)

The National Institute of Law and Economics (RULE) was first established in 1948. It was the first post-secondary level institution in Cambodia. In 1953, RULE began a three year, Bachelor of Laws degree program which was later incorporated into the University of Phnom Penh as the Faculty of Law and Economics in 1957. RULE now offer their Bachelor of Laws in English language, enabling them to participate on the global stage in events such as the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition.

Find out more on the RULE website. You can also view their videos here.

Session 3 2019

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Dates: 4 January- 15 February 2020

Activity cost: $1561-$2835 approx (note: subject to change)

Cost includes: Accommodation, airport transfers, in-country orientation, insurance for the activity duration

Cost excludes: International flights, meals, daily commute costs to partner organisation, laundry, visa. Optional cultural trip to Siem Reap 3 days/2 night *$441

PACE Travel Grants available (subject to eligibility): $3000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants or $1100 PACE Travel Grant

Number of students: Approx 2

*Students will have the option of participating in a 3 day/2 night trip to scenic Siem Reap & the UNESCO Angkor Wat temples during their activity. The in-country provider Buffalo Educational Tours (BET) will facilitate this trip at an additional cost to students. The cost will be dependent upon student numbers & will be paid in-country to BET.

Current opportunities

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

UnitUnit timingActivity examples
LAWS452/LAWS899 or equivalentSession 1 (after activity)The students will work to develop relevant resources to assist the Center for Study of Humanitarian Law’s (CSHL) researchers in preparing for the publication of a Human Rights Law Teaching Handbook. This work will contribute to the development of quality human rights education in Cambodia by providing the lecturer with substantive reading materials, discussion and practical examples on human rights issues in greater detail.

Before I apply

  1. Receive academic advice to see how a PACE International activity will fit into your degree
  2. Check you meet the eligibility requirements
  3. View the PACE International information session online or visit one of our drop-in sessions
  4. Refer to the PACE International essential resources for application tips, example application form and information on ethical volunteering

Unit info

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

UnitUnit timingOverseas activity timingActivity examples
LAWS452/LAWS899 or equivalentSession 1/
Session 2 (after activity)
Session 3/
Winter Vacation
Develop a publication which provides readers with summaries of the judgments of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). This work will contribute to the legacy of the ECCC by providing law students, academics and practitioners with an overview of the decisions of the ECCC, thereby enabling them to better transfer the lessons from these decisions, particularly as they relate to issues in criminal procedure, to the domestic system.
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