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.
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).
- International Human Rights Law
- Capstone Course: CT, International Crimes and Transitional Justice
- Clinic HEDG (Human Rights, Economic Development, and Globalization)
- 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)
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesInternational Law International Development Emergency & Disaster Management
- Professional experience (or at least one or several internships) is valued, preferably in the field of the programme.
- 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
International18260 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18260 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA18260 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18260 EUR per year during 24 months.
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