Since 2004, the School of Law of the University of Tartu has been a member of the Global Campus of Human Rights – a global network of universities for education in human rights and democracy.
The Global Campus of Human Rights is pleased to announce that the call for applications for the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) is now open!
Deadline for EU applicants: 19 April 2021 APPLY NOW
EMA is a one-year advanced master’s course aimed at educating professionals in the field of human rights and democratisation. The Master’s Programme offers a practice and policy-oriented approach to learning that combines legal, political, historical, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives of Human Rights and Democratisation with skill building activities and a field trip exercise.
EMA provides the foundation for a 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 2021 to January 2022 is organised at the Global Campus of Human Rights premises in Venice and the second semester from February to July 2022 takes place in one of the 42 participating universities within the member states of the European Union plus the UK and Switzerland. The multidisciplinary EMA Programme includes lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, skill-building sessions and individual research.
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, 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.
The Global Campus of Human Rights is an inter-disciplinary centre of academic excellence supported by the EU. It strives to promote human rights and democratisation through education, training programmes and research, and via a global network of regional partners in Argentina, Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Lebanon, South Africa and Thailand. The Global Campus’ main headquarters are based in Venice, Italy.
Further information about the EMA programme: Lauri Mälksoo, Professor of International Law, School of Law, University of Tartu, lauri.malksoo [ät] ut.ee