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The MA aims at training specialised operators for qualified positions in the field of multi-level governance connected to the implementation of human rights.


Job positions suitable for MA graduates are, among others:

- human rights officer in international organisations and agencies, in the diplomatic service, and in the local and national public sector;
- officer in ombudsperson and national institutions for human rights structures;
- expert staff in electoral observation and human rights monitoring missions; programme and field officer of humanitarian aid, democratic institution-building, and technical assistance units;
- expert staff in any governmental or non-governmental structure implementing public policies on human rights, equal opportunities, non-discrimination, women's and persons with disabilities’ rights; project manager of non-governmental organisations’ specialised units;
- expert staff of intercultural mediation agencies;
- officer in social and consumers’ rights advocacy agencies; expert staff of ethical committees;
- expert personnel of social responsibility units and international relations departments of corporate organisations; journalist and expert in the media sector; staff in research and planning structures of trade unions, political parties, non-profit organisations.

MA graduates acquire skills enabling them to plan and manage training, education and communication projects in areas such as human rights, peace, intercultural dialogue, non-discrimination, in accordance with the UN, UNESCO, EU and Council of Europe’s standards and guidelines.

Further studies

The course provides access to Joint PhD in Human Rights, Society and Multi-level Governance, that is a three-year, interdisciplinary, joint academic programme managed by Universities in Australia, Croatia, Greece, Italy, coordinated by the University of Padova (Italy).

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