M.A. On Campus

Human Rights and Multi-level Governance

University of Padua

24 months
2529 EUR/year
2529 EUR/year
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The MA Human Rights and Multi-level Governance programme at the University of Padua aims at developing a universal culture of human rights. 


With a strong policy and action-oriented approach, where research and lecturing activities reflect the transnational and transcultural dimensions of human rights studies, the Human Rights and Multi-level Governance programme from University of Padua provides professional knowledge and skills to promote and guarantee the respect of human rights.

Human rights law, multi-level governance of human sustainable development and security are conceptual paradigms of reference throughout the programme.

Career opportunities

Graduates work as human rights officers, as researchers and policy planners in international, national and nongovernmental organisations, in the diplomatic service, in the public sector, in trade unions or political parties; as project managers and field officers of humanitarian aid; as journalists; as experts of social responsibility units and international relations departments within corporate organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Human rights (HR) and International Law
  • HR in International Politics
  • Refugee HR protection; Economic Globalisation and HR
  • Economics of Human Capital
  • Women’s/Children’s Rights
  • HR Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

ONLY for EU applicants or EU-equated.




120 ECTS


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

  • Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
  • A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) is required, with proven skills in Political Sciences, International Relations, Sociology and International Law.
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
  • You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
  • If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
  • B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent (no certificate required)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2529 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2529 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2529 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2529 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Padua

750 - 1100 EUR /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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