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Fully Funded Masters in Human Rights in South East Europe

Fully Funded Masters in Human Rights in South East Europe

Fully Funded
Country: Selected European Countries
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The Global Campus South East Europe is offering a fully funded Regional Masters Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe is a one year, full time, interdisciplinary program, lasting from November until October. Further, its aim is the development of democracy and human rights in South East Europe. It is a joint initiative by the University of Sarajevo, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (CIS) and the University of Bologna, Department of Political and Social Sciences.

ERMA offers an intensive one year experience in the field of democracy and human rights studies with a specific regional focus on the SEE. Recognizing that human rights are a crosscutting theme among different disciplines of study, such as political science, social sciences, law, sociology, and philosophy, ERMA nurtures strong interdisciplinary approach.

  • Target group I (25 places): Citizens of Albania, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and citizens of Kosovo (holders of passports of countries recognized by BiH)
  • Target group II (5 places): Citizens of the European Union countries, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and the Russian Federation
  • Target group III (6 places): Citizens of other countries

Benefits of Fully Funded Masters in Human Rights Program

The fully funded Masters in Human Rights program covers:

  1. Study grants covering regular living costs (November to July) in the amount of 4.500€ gross.
  2. Costs of lodging and dining (full board) covered by the program during the term in Italy.
  3. Reimbursements (travel, health, etc.) in the overall amount of 1.200€.

However, the students of TG III should cover their own living and travel expenses as well as the costs of lodging during Term III in Italy (3150 Euros). Moreover, they may also apply for funding through other available sources.

Who is eligible for the Fully Funded Masters in Human Rights?

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:

  1. TOEFL – minimum score of 560 paper-based, 220 computer-based, IBT not less than 83;
  2. British Council’s IELTS – minimum band 6.5 and no less than 6.0 in any of its subsections;
  3. 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:

  1. ERMA application Form 2019-2020(download, print and fill out)
  2. University diploma  – certified copy and translation
  3. Academic records/transcript – original or a certified copy and translation
  4. Citizenship certificate – original or a certified copy and translation
  5. Birth certificate  – original or a certified copy and translation
  6. Passport photocopy   – pages with personal info and expiry date of the document
  7. Curriculum Vitae (CV)   – European format (Europass)
  8. Two recommendation letters  – with stamp/signature, contact details clearly indicated
  9. 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.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline13 September,2019
CountrySelected European Countries
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerGlobal Campus of Human Rights
Contact the organizer[email protected] or +39 041 2720 914



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