European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation

Europ. Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, Italy

12 months On Campus 0 / 0 MA

The EIUC Centro Interuniversitario Europeo per i Diritti Umani e la Democratizzazione located in Venice, Italy, offers a European Master’s of Arts degree in Human Rights and Democratisation. Graduates are able to pursue work in a variety of fields, choosing to work for international organizations to field operations to national governments to non-government organizations.

To complete the Human Rights and Democratisation program, students spend three semesters studying full-time. The first semester includes core courses taught at the university in Venice and a fieldwork assignment. During the second semester, students take specialization classes at one of 41 colleges in the European Union. During this period of study, students must also conduct research and compose a thesis on a topic previously approved by the department. The third semester is devoted to revising and eventually defending the thesis.

For the Human Rights and Democratisation program, the university considers citizens of the EU and non-citizens. In order to be accepted, students must have at least a bachelor’s or general degree in a field related to social sciences, law or the humanities. The program generally begins in September and runs through the following September with applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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About the university

EIUC Venice School of Human Rights was born in 2010 with the goal of studying today’s challenges in the field of human rights. It allows its participants coming from all over the world to list these challenges and examine their reasons and possible solutions they can deploy. The EIUC Venice School at the same time, combines theory and practice and its faculty involves both academics and practitioners.

About the location

Venice, the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea.