European Master: Professionals in Human Rights

The University of Vienna and the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) call for applications for the Masters's Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation. The deadline is 1 May 2012.

The Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation is an intensive one-year master's programme aimed at educating professionals in human rights, democracy, peace and development. It offers an action- and policy-oriented approach to learning that combines interdisciplinary perspectives with skill-building activities.

International experts

While studying in a multicultural environment, students have the opportunity to share knowledge and skills with leading academics, representing the 41 European universities participating in the programme, as well as officials of international organisations (including the European Union, the United Nations and the Council of Europe), NGO experts and human rights activists.

Application deadline: 1 May 2012

Studying abroad

During the first semester the programme takes place in Venice (Italy), while for the second semester the students relocate to one of the E.MA participating universities located throughout Europe where the follow courses in an area of specialisation of their own choice and undertake supervised research. Furthermore, the course includes a week-long field trip to a post-conflict country. (red)

E.MA Human Rights and Democratisation

Further information
Contact at the University of Vienna: judith.welz(at)