Labs & Centers
Program on Human Rights and Justice

The MIT Program on Human Rights and Justice (PHRJ) is a collaborative effort between the Center for International Studies and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. PHRJ aims to encourage the creation of a cutting-edge inter-disciplinary environment at MIT for research, teaching, curricular development and real-world application in human rights and justice. It has a broad focus that goes beyond human rights in the formal legal sense to encompass a variety of approaches to securing rights and justice in today’s world.