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Key information
University The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Country Israel
Learning mode On-Campus
Pace Full-time
Duration 12 months
Tuition fee 16000
Application deadline(s) November 19, 2022
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This program offers 20-25 academic courses taught and led by legal experts from Europe, North America and Israel. The courses mainly deal with international humanitarian law, counter terrorism law, international courts and tribunals, transitional justice, the law of the United Nations, legal aspects of the Middle East conflict, international criminal law, international human rights law and similar.

Comprised of the faculty of top practitioners and academics, the program’s courses are taught by both past and present members of the UN Human Rights Committee, as well as legal advisers to government agencies and international humanitarian organizations such as the International Committee of the Red Cross. This M.A. program offers both theoretical and practical courses, seminars and workshops which provide students with an interdisciplinary grounding in the fields of transitional justice and human rights.  During the courses students deal with cases countries faced throughout history, with a special focus on the Israeli-Arab conflict and it’s resolution. The program is offered to graduates of political science, international relations, as well as other academic areas related to the fields of human rights and transitional justice.

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in political science, international relations or other academic disciplines related to the fields of human rights and transitional justice.
  • A proof of proficiency in English if your first degree was not taught in English.
  • CV
  • Sample of academic writing
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official academic transcripts