The European Regional Master’s in Democracy and Human Rights in South-East Europe is a full time, interdisciplinary program covering broad range of issues related to democracy and human rights in this region, co-financed by the European Union and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy. The program lasts for one year, awarding the students with 60 ECTS and a double-degree diploma. Enrolled students benefit from studying in a highly international environment with colleagues from the European Union and all over the world, attending lectures and workshops held by more than 40 professors from 11 partner Universities.
ERMA is open to candidates who hold a university degree (minimum 240 ECTS) in disciplines relevant to human rights (in particular law, politics, social, political sciences and humanities) from an accredited university. Fluency in English is a necessary prerequisite for admission.
30 selected candidates are awarded study grants covering living and travel expenses as well as health insurance. 25 places are reserved for citizens of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo. 5 places are reserved for citizens of the European Union, Russian Federation, countries of the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia) and others not already listed. ERMA students coming from target countries receive monthly study grants from November to July in the amount of 500€ gross as well as the reimbursement of travel expenses/health insurance. The full tuition fee waiver is applied for the citizens of the countries of South East Europe involved in the program (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo). The remaining students from the EU, Caucasus and Russian Federation pay tuition fee of 1000€.
Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia&Herzgovina and Bologna, Italy
Application deadline: 31 August 2015