European Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation: Call for Applications

Posted on behalf of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation

2017/2018 - 21st edition

Second round deadline: 
15 March 2017



The European Master's Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) is a unique Master’s that today counts on the participation of 41 prestigious universities and human rights centres from all member states of the European Union. The programme is an intensive one-year advanced master's course offering and an outstanding mix of theory and practice and preparing students for careers in international organisations, field operations, governmental and non-governmental bodies and academia.


E.MA is both a residential and an exchange programme: during the first semester students stay in Venice (Italy), while for the second semester they move to one of the E.MA participating universities located throughout Europe. Read More


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 and 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. Read More

How to apply