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2011 European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation

Master’s Programme in the field of Human Rights and Democratisation at E.MA participating Universities -2011
Study Subject(s):Human Rights and Democratisation
Course Level:Master’s
Scholarship Provider:EIUC
Scholarship can be taken at: European Union at participating University
Eligibility:E.MA is open to EU and non-EU citizens. The criteria used during the selection process are:
•academic ability and background,
•experience and motivation,
•language competence
-Applicants are required to hold a university degree of a high standard and must have 240 ECTS credits (with a 180 ECTS minimum university title/degree) normally in a field relevant to human rights, including disciplines in law, social sciences, and the humanities.
-If the applicant holds a degree corresponding to 180 ECTS credits, then the additional 60 ECTS credits will normally be obtained through regular university studies but can in exceptional circumstances also be obtained through documented prior learning components that are related to the E.MA curriculum and include a minimum structure of: a) independent project research and/or b) supervised academic learning.
-The applicant has to carry a workload approximately equivalent to one academic year. The final decision whether the applicant meets the 240 ECTS credits will be taken on a case by case basis by the E.MA Executive Committee.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: EU and Non EU Countries
Scholarship Description: The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) – organised by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) – is an intensive one-year academic programme to educate professionals in the field of human rights and democratisation with a practice-oriented approach. As of September 2010, nine universities are issuing the E.MA Joint Degree: University of Graz, Catholic University Leuven, Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Hamburg, University of Padua, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, University of Ljubljana, University of Deusto Bilbao; University of Seville. More universities are expected to accede to the Joint Degree Agreement in the course of 2010/2011. It is a multidisciplinary programme that reflects the indivisible links between human rights, democracy, peace and development. The programme offers an action and policy-oriented approach to learning about international relations, law, philosophy, history and anthropology of human rights. Students have the opportunity to meet and be taught by leading academics representing the 41 E.MA participating universities, experts and representatives of international organisations (including the European Union, the United Nations, the Council of Europe and the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe-OSCE) and NGOs while studying in a multicultural environment.
How to Apply: Online or by Post
Scholarship Application Deadline: No later than 20 June 2011
Further Scholarship Information and Application