International Law and Human Rights, M.Sc. | An-Najah National University | Nablus, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
M.Sc. On Campus

International Law and Human Rights

24 months
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An-Najah National University's International Law and Human Rights program is the first of its kind in Palestine, as a specialization in the field of international law and human rights exclusively. 


The International Law and Human Rights master program offers students a unique opportunity to learn the law by experiencing its application. For this very reason, the program is offered in partnership with Al-Haq, the prominent Palestinian human rights organization. The program is offered by An-Najah National University.

Career Outcomes

The graduates of the program will have the opportunity to work in the following fields: 

  • Diplomatic and foreign affairs
  • Civil society organizations
  • International organizations
  • Universities 
  • Lawyers and advocates

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Refugee Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • Methodology of Research in Social Sciences
  • Comparative Political Systems, Constitutions and Human Rights
  • Women and Minorities Rights

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prospective applicant should have a Bachelor degree from An-Najah National University or its equivalent from a Faculty or university credited by An-Najah National University.
  • A Placement Test for the major he/she is applying to.
  • Prospective applicant should be willing to meet with the Supervising Committee for a personal interview if the Specialised Department Council recommends that.
  • Earning a competitive GPA, is a matter usually determined and computed by the Specialized Department by the following formula: An applicant’s Bachelor’s GPA counts 70% and the applicant’s results on the Skills / Placement Exam and personal interview counts 30%.
  • An original or official transcript or copy of certified from both the university from which the applicant graduated and the Palestinian ministry of higher learning.
  • A certificate of work experience, if available.
  • Two recommendation Letters from faculty members or professionals.
  • Personal photo

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Nablus

1790 - 2357 ILS /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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