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Human Rights and Humanitarian Action

Sciences Po

24 months
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18000 EUR/year
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Human Rights and Humanitarian Action from Sciences Po offers innovative training by taking an approach that intertwines human rights and humanitarian action.

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Overview

Human Rights and Humanitarian Action from Sciences Po provides students with a unique blend of core social science theoretical and practical approaches (including philosophy, history, sociology and anthropology) to humanitarianism and human rights intended to deconstruct the intuitive familiarity between the two fields.

Careers

Master of Human Rights and Humanitarian Action graduates may consider a variety of careers: NGOs, the diplomatic corps/national administrations, international organisations, journalism, and with a prior qualifying course of study, law (practising lawyer, international and regional courts of justice).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Human Rights Law 
  • Capstone Course: CT, International Crimes and Transitional Justice
  • Clinic HEDG (Human Rights, Economic Development, and Globalization)
  • Introduction to International Humanitarian Law 
  • Protecting Victims of Armed Conflicts
  • Promoting Human Rights: History, Law, Methods and Current Controversies
  • The Role of NGOs in Human Rights Protection (Lecture)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Professional experience (or at least one or several internships) is valued, preferably in the field of the programme. 
  • CV/Résumé
  • Official academic transcript(s)
  • Language Test scores
  • Two academic references
  • Official proof (signed and stamped) from your university, providing your undergraduate cumulative grade average (and your graduate cumulative grade average if applicable). 
  • Articles or other texts which you have written or published (not mandatory)
  • an undergraduate level degree (Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Sciences / licenciatura / licence) at the time of entry to Sciences Po or a minimum of 180 ECTS credits

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Students whose parents' tax residence is within the EEA pay individualised fees according to family income, from €0 to €18,000.

Living costs for Paris

1195 - 1778 EUR /month
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