The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA)

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Admissions to the 2021/2022 edition of the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) are open!

  • Deadline for non-EU applicants: 15 February 2021
  • Deadline for EU applicants: 19 April 2021

EMA was created with the support of the European Union and 42 participating universities from all EU member states plus Switzerland and the UK.

Course Programme

EMA is both a residential and an exchange programme: the first semester from September 2021 to January 2022 is organised at the Global Campus of Human Rights premises in Venice and the second semester from February to July 2021 takes place in one of the 42 EMA participating universities.

Students are taught by leading academics representing the EMA universities, experts and representatives of international organisations and NGOs while studying in a multicultural environment. The curriculum prepares participants for working in national, international, governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations as well as research institutions dealing with human rights and democratisation.

Admission Requirements

EMA is open to EU and non-EU citizens. The criteria adopted during the selection process are academic ability and background, relevant additional academic work, courses or publications, relevant practical experience, and motivation. 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.

For more information, contact the Global Campus at [email protected] or visit https://gchumanrights.org/ema

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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