Admissions to the second edition of the Master in Democratic Governance – Democracy and Human Rights in the MENA Region (DE.MA) are still open until the 16th November 2015. DE.MA was created thanks to the support of the European Union and of the Danish Institute for Human Rights. It is based on a partnership between EIUC and the following universities: International University of Rabat (Rabat, Morocco), Birzeit University (Birzeit, Palestine), St Joseph University (Beirut, Lebanon), Ca’ Foscari University (Venice, Italy) and a growing network of partner Universities in the Region.
DE.MA is a multidisciplinary curriculum offering courses in law, political science, sociology and other fields relevant to the study of democratic governance and Human Rights. Open to professionals and graduates, it will combine a theoretical and practical approach and it will deliver a professional Master’s degree (60 ECTS) from Ca’ Foscari University, Venice. The main language will be English, knowledge of French and Arabic is recommended.
The first semester from January to April 2016 is held at the EIUC premises in Venice and the second one from April to July 2016 takes place in one of the partner universities in the Master’s Consortium.
DE.MA aims at:
- Creating high-profile experts in the fields of democratic governance and the protection of human rights, allowing them to act as promoters of a process leading to the affirmation of the democratic principles;
- Fostering the creation of an élite group of people committed to the promotion of democratic institutions;
- Building a network of experts to be active in political institutions, in national and international, governmental and non-governmental organisations in the Region.
Tuition fees amount to 3.750 euro. EIUC 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 DE.MA, the professors and the programme can be found here: http://eiuc.org/dema