Apply Now to The Arab Master in Democracy and Human Rights

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The Arab Master in Democracy and Human Rights is open for applications.

The Master is a multidisciplinary programme offered by leading experts in the field and a consortium of universities including St Joseph University (Lebanon) , the International University of Rabat (Morocco), Birzeit University (Palestine), University of Carthage (Tunisia), the University of Jordan (Jordan), the European Inter-University Centre (Italy), and a growing network of partner Universities across the region. It is supported by the European Union and the Danish Institute for Human Rights.

Open to professionals and graduates, it combines a theoretical and practical approach. The first semester from September 2018 until January 2019 is held at Saint Joseph University in Beirut. During the second semester, students will be placed in one of the Universities of the Consortium on the basis of their research and internship interests as well as the expertise of the partner universities.


The Master aims to:

  • Create high-profile experts in the fields of democratic governance and the protection of human rights, allowing them to act as promoters of a process leading to the affirmation of the democratic principles;
  • Foster the creation of an elite group of professionals committed to the promotion of democratic institutions;
  • Build a network of experts active in political institutions, national and international, governmental and non-governmental organisations engaging and working in the Arab World.

Fees: 4,000.00 Euro.


The Master offers financial support. It is awarded to a limited number of students on the basis of academic achievement, need and geographical distribution.

More information on the Master, admission criteria and the programme can be found here: http://arma-isp.usj.edu.lb/


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Craig Zelizer

Craig Zelizer

Dr. Craig Zelizer is the Founder of PCDN.global, which connects a global community of changemakers to the tools, community and opportunities to build careers of impact and scale change. He has strong experience in the development sector, academia and social entrepreneurship. From 2005 to 2016 he served as a professor in the Conflict Resolution program at Georgetown University (where he still teaches). He has led trainings, workshops and consultancies in over 20 countries organizations including with USIP, USAID, CRS, Rotary International and others. Craig is a recognized leader in the social sector field. He has received several awards including George Mason’s School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution’s alumni of the year award and an alumni career achievement award from Central European University. Dr. Zelizer spent two years in Hungary as Fulbright Scholar and was a Boren Fellow in Bosnia. He has published widely on peacebuilding, entrepreneurship, and innovation in higher education.
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