• You seek to tackle a human rights challenge through your own project?
• You wish to study at a renowned German institution while staying on your job?
• You want to combine theory and practice in the course of your studies?
Then Master of Governance and Human Rights at HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA School of Governance offers you the training you need to work as a socially and politically committed leader who is able to take decisions, drive change and interact with and within the three areas of economy, politics and civil society.
The programme covers the theory and practical application of governance and human rights and introduces students to the essential tools they need to advance their ideas.
This programme is delivered in English and in blended-learning format, with the majority of learning taking place via distance learning online.
This will be supplemented by 10 face-to-face days in Berlin per semester.
Prospective students have to apply with a first project idea which will be developed during the Master programme with the support of experienced project coaches and a personal tutor. The School’s educational approach of project-based learning enables its students to use human rights as a tool for positive transformation with regards e.g. to the corporate culture of company, an advocacy strategy of a civil society organisation or the ethical sustainability of a public urban planning project.
Main facts about the Master of Governance and Human Rights:
• You design and implement your own project idea – in collaboration with your employer or a partner organisation
• You can stay on your job, while taking part in our distance learning and 4 on-campus seminars à 10 days in Berlin
• You approach human rights and governance from an interdisciplinary perspective combining theory and practice
• HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA offers an unique learning experience with small student groups comprised of experienced practitioners and top-notch lecturers
• You receive a Master degree in “Governance and Human Rights” from Humboldt University (Berlin) and European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder)
For more information, see the website of the Governance and Human Rights programme.