Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights

University of Vienna, Austria

24 months On Campus 20000 / 20000 MA

The Postgraduate Center of the University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria, offers a Master of Arts degree in Human Rights that involves four semesters of full-time study. Through the program, students gain a broad knowledge of understanding about what is involved with human rights, how organizations protect rights of others and what challenges there are to ensuring that all groups’ rights are protected.

Classes include coursework from many different disciplines, and students learn skills for field work, reporting, fact-finding, financing, monitoring and other human rights related functions. As a part of the Master of Arts in Human Rights program, students will participate in a field experience in Kosovo, seeing firsthand how the EU, UN and other groups and government agencies are working to protect rights.

The Master of Arts in Human Rights program is intended for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree. Flexible in terms of entry requirements, the university does not require students to hold a degree in any one particular field. Anyone who has a genuine interest in human rights and is fluent in English is welcome to apply. Courses generally begin in October of each year with the application deadline usually being the end of March of the same year.

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About the university

The University of Vienna is a public university located in the Austrian capital Vienna. It is especially renowned for its research and work in Humanities.

About the location

Vienna is a vibrant city with a very high standard of living. The campus around the location were the Master takes place is a great area to enjoy with friends, drink something or study.