The Global Campus of Human Rights (GC) is pleased to announce that the call for applications for the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) is now open!
The program is an intensive one-year advanced master’s course offering an outstanding mix of theory and practice and preparing students for careers in international organizations, field operations, governmental and non-governmental bodies, and academia.
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Application Deadline: For non-EU and scholarship applicants: 13 February 2023. For EU self-funded applicants: 18 April 2023.
- Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue a Master’s degree program.
- Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Human Rights and Democratization.
- Scholarship Award: EIUC does not provide full scholarships. Only a small number of students might benefit from modest financial support in the form of a partial contribution towards living expenses and/or a full or partial tuition waiver (seven scholarships were granted last year). If your participation in the EMA program is conditional upon receiving financial support, this must be indicated in the financial aid application form.
- Nationality: EMA is open to EU and non-EU citizens.
- Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
- Scholarship can be taken in EMA as both a residential and an exchange program: during the first semester, students are taught in Venice (Italy), while for the second semester, they move to one of the EMA participating universities in Europe.
- Eligible Countries: EMA is open to EU and non-EU citizens.
- Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Applicants are required to hold a university degree of a high standard in a field relevant to human rights, including disciplines in law, social sciences, and the humanities. They must have a minimum of 180 ECTS (Bachelor/General Degree). In addition to these criteria, applications received by the first deadline will have priority over the ones received by the second deadline.
- Academic requirements: Applicants are required to hold a university degree of a high standard in a field relevant to human rights, including disciplines in Law, Social Sciences, and Humanities. They must have a minimum of 180 ECTS (Bachelor/General Degree).
- Candidatures can be considered as long as the applicant has obtained a degree corresponding to:
- 180 ECTS credits (generally a 3-year course) or
- 240 ECTS credits (generally a 4-year course) or
- A combination of a degree of 180 ECTS and relevant proven additional experience or studies (such as 1-year MA or summer courses)
- Applicants completing the degree entry requirements subsequently to the application deadline are requested to provide a current transcript of exams. Eventual admission into the Programme will be conditional upon receipt of documentation of the completed degree (by 31 August 2023).
- All selected candidates who hold a non-EU degree are required to produce upon admission a “declaration of value” of their degree. Non-EU candidates are moreover required to obtain a study visa which must cover the entire duration of the academic year (September 2023 – September 2024). The study visa and the “declaration of value” are preconditions for enrolment and should be requested from the competent Italian Embassy or representation offices.
- Additional studies and experience: Additional studies and practical experience in human rights in inter-governmental, governmental, or non-governmental organizations are helpful.
- Language competence: Certified fluency in English is an admission requirement to the program. While not a prerequisite, the ability to understand lectures and read academic texts in French is a definite advantage for participation in the program.
Admissions are now open for the 2023/2024 European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation.
Read more about how to apply here.
- How to Apply: Only applications are submitted through the form provided through the online application form.
- Supporting Documents: The following documents shall be enclosed with the application:
- Transcript of records and degree diploma
- Curriculum vitae
- Two reference letters (preferably one academic and one professional)
- Copy of passport picture page
- Proof of English language proficiency
- Receipt of payment of the application fee of 50 Euro
- Admission Requirements: Applicants are required to hold a university degree of a high standard in a field relevant to human rights, including disciplines in Law, Social Sciences, and Humanities, and must have a minimum of 180 ECTS (Bachelor/General Degree).
- English Language Requirements: Certified fluency in English is an admission requirement to the program. While not a prerequisite, the ability to understand lectures and read academic texts in French is a definite advantage for participation in the program.
The multidisciplinary EMA Programme includes lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, skill-building sessions, and individual research.