The article deals with the analysis of the legal positions of the European Court of Human Rights formed in the process of hearing cases of human rights violations through language discrimination (discrimination on the basis of language) in the exercise of the right to education. On the basis of the analyzed legal positions it is possible to explain the unreasonableness of the requirements of some minority representatives to carry out the educational process exclusively in the language of the national minority, while ignoring the educational process in the state language.
right to education
In the paper is analyzed general theoretical provisions on the right to education and (or) secular education as a component of freedom of religion. Examined the features of the protection of the right to education and freedom of religion by the European Court of Human Rights and its importance to the practice of law in Ukraine.