The university degree of the applicants must be earned during studies lasting either 4 or 5 years within the former undergraduate studies provisions, or 5 years (3+2) within I and II cycle studies provisions in accordance with the Bologna process with a minimum of 240 ECTS earned. Candidates must hold a university degree in social sciences and humanities, from an accredited university, particularly in disciplines relevant to human rights: law, political sciences, international relations, etc.
Applicants with English as their mother tongue as well as those who had previous university education in the English language will provide competency through their transcripts or certificates issued by the respective universities only.
Others have to provide evidence of their English language proficiency. The Master Programme recognizes the following international English Language certificates:
- TOEFL – minimum score of 560 paper-based, 220 computer-based, IBT not less than 83;
- British Council’s IELTS – minimum band 6.5 and no less than 6.0 in any of its subsections;
- CAE and CPE Cambridge exams.
How to apply for the Fully Funded Masters in Human Rights?
Candidates can fill out the Online application form to apply for the Masters in Human Rights. Further, the applicants should support their applications with documents in the English language. Only originals (in English) or certified copies and translations are valid. Further, the candidates must supply the following documents:
- ERMA application Form 2019-2020(download, print and fill out)
- University diploma – certified copy and translation
- Academic records/transcript – original or a certified copy and translation
- Citizenship certificate – original or a certified copy and translation
- Birth certificate – original or a certified copy and translation
- Passport photocopy – pages with personal info and expiry date of the document
- Curriculum Vitae (CV) – European format (Europass)
- Two recommendation letters – with stamp/signature, contact details clearly indicated
- English language certificate – original or a certified copy
The deadline to apply for the fully funded Masters in Human Rights at South East Europe is 13 September 2019.