The deadline for application to EMA 2019/2020 has been extended until 15 April 2019.
Due to requests from prospective applicants in different parts of the world, the EMA governing bodies have agreed to continue to receive applications until 15 April 2019. Please note that the applications received will be reviewed on a continuous basis and enrolment of the selected candidates will be made on a “first come first served” basis. We therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible to assure a place in the programme.
The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) is organised by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC); it was created with the support of the European Union and 41 participating universities from all the EU member states.
EMA is an intensive one-year course aimed at educating 90 professionals annually in the field of human rights and democratisation. The Master’s Degree is also an action and policy-oriented approach to learning that combines legal, political, historical, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives with skill-building activities, and in-depth study of the following areas: Human Rights Institutions, Mechanisms and Standards; Human Rights in Context: Historical, Philosophical, Religious and Anthropological Perspectives; Globalisation, Development and Human Rights; Building and Protecting Democracy; Human Rights, Peace and Security.
EMA provides the foundation for a successful career in national, international, governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations, as well as academic institutions dealing with human rights and democratisation.
EMA is both a residential and an exchange programme. The first semester from September 2019 to January 2020 is organised at EIUC premises in Venice and the second semester from February to July 2020 takes place in one of the 41 participating universities within the member states of the European Union.
HOW TO APPLY Extended registration deadline: 15 April 2019 Venue: EIUC/Global Campus premises in Venice Lido at the Monastery of San Nicolò. Admission Requirements: EMA is open to EU and non-EU citizens. The criteria adopted during the selection process are: academic ability and background, professional/volunteer experience, motivation and language competence. 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). Certified fluency in English is an admission requirement to the programme.
More information about EMA, professors and the programme can be found at: http://www.eiuc.org/ema
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