Apply now! ARAB master in democracy and human rights
The Arab Master is a multidisciplinary one-year programme offered by five leading universities in the Arab World and their European and International partners. Designed for post-graduates and professionals, it combines theoretical, practical and critical approaches to Human Rights and Democratic Governance.
Students spend their first semester in Beirut, following seminars and workshops provided by an internationl group of academics and experts. This semester is hosted at Saint Joseph University and starts on September 10th 2018. It also includes several field visits and a week-long field research on Migration and Refugees.
During their second semester, students are hosted in one of the Arab partner universities in Jordan, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia where they dedicate their time for their thesis. They can also do an internship if it supports their research.
The Arab Master’s programme is coordinated by Saint Joseph University (Beirut, Lebanon) in collaboration with Birzeit University (Birzeit, Palestine), the International University of Rabat (Rabat, Morocco), the University of Carthage (Tunis, Tunisia), the University of Jordan (Amman, Jordan), and the European Inter-University Centre (Venice, Italy). It is supported by the European Union and the Danish Institute for Human Rights.
The Master programme plays an active role in the ongoing discussion on the challenges to democracy and human rights. It is also part of a global network of 7 regional masters working in the same field, and participates in joint activities and exchanges within a Global Campus of 100 participating universities.
It aims to:
- Create high-profile experts in the fields of democratic governance and the protection of human rights, engaged in the promotion and consolidation of social, economical, political and cultural rights;
- Foster regional mobility, collaboration and knowledge-sharing in the Arab World and across the Mediterranean to support democratic principles and human rights;
- Build a network of professionals, academics and activists engaged in governmental, non-governmental and inter-governmental organisations.
Interested? Here are the practicalities:
Language: English, (knowledge of French or Arabic recommended)
Teaching method: Face to face teaching
TUITION FEES: 4.000 euro.
TUITION WAIVERS/SCHOLARSHIPS: The Arab Master offers financial support in the form of a partial contribution towards living expenses and/or a full or partial tuition waiver. This type of financial support is awarded to a limited number of students on the basis of academic achievement, need and geographical distribution.
More information on the Arab Master criteria for admission and the programme can be found here:
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