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Call for the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA), an intensive one-year course

The Global Campus of Human Rights (GC) has opened the call for applications for the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) for the academic year 2020/2021.

The first round deadline is on 3 February 2020.

The Master’s Programme is an intensive one-year course in the field of human rights and democratisation. It offers a practice and policy-oriented approach that combines legal, political, historical, anthropological and philosophical perspectives of Human Rights and Democratisation. 

EMA provides the foundation for a career in national, international, governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations, as well as academic institutions.

EMA is both a residential and an exchange programme. The first semester (September 2020-January 2021) is organised at the Global Campus of Human Rights in Venice and the second semester (February-July 2021) takes place in one of the 41 participating universities within the member states of the European Union.

EMA is open to EU and non-EU citizens. The criteria for the selection process are: academic ability and background, professional/volunteer experience and motivation. Applicants are required to hold a university degree of a high standard in a field relevant to human rights, including disciplines in Law, Social Sciences and Humanities, and must have a minimum of 180 ECTS (Bachelor/General Degree). Certified fluency in English is an admission requirement to the programme.

Further information about the programme are available at the link below.