The University of Vienna is located in Vienna, Austria. It was founded in 1365 and is one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world. With its long and rich history, the University of Vienna has developed into one of the largest universities in Europe.
The Vienna Master in Human Rights employs a rich variety of teaching staff with a widespread range of experience and expertise. The faculty is composed of university professors and academic lecturers from various disciplines as well as human rights practitioners working in international organisations, human rights institutes, the corporate sector, development agencies and civil society organisations. Each lecturer has a different teaching style however, as a rule, lectures student-centred where students play an equally active role in the learning process. The credits at the Vienna Master in Human rights must be achieved by active participation, thorough preparation for lectures, successful completion of written examinations, group work participation, a master thesis in the field of human rights and a defense.
Students are trained for a career as a human rights expert to be employed by governments, international organisations, development agencies, business cooperations, research institutes and civil society organisations. Graduates might work as an election observer, human rights field officer, diplomat, trainer, mediator, consultant, etc.
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The university offers an exclusive study room for the students, including free access to a printer/photocopy machine/scanner as well as coffee/tea and a small library with selected human rights literature.
The University of Vienna does not run student halls of residence but there is a great number of student homes and private accommodation all around the city. For detailed information about housing options and platforms visit: www.studyinaustria.at
The Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights offers a small library with selected human rights literature. During the opening hours, 40 libraries of the University of Vienna offer work spaces, free Wi-Fi, electronic and print literature.
With “u:net” the University offers an extensive package of IT services, like access to Wi-Fi and public computer facilities at the university, e-mail service, u:space (access and download services for study related information) and printing services. Students of the Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights have exclusive access to a study room with computers including free access to a printer/photocopy machine and scanner.
All lecture rooms and the programme management office are located in the city center of Vienna. Supermarkets, canteens, restaurants, hairdressers, print shops and doctors/health care facilities are in proximate distance to the lecture rooms and programme office.
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It is a very big university with a lot of different courses. The professors are endeavour and helpful.
A great place to study! It helped me a lot to improve my professional as well as social skills. You may experience some overload there since the studies can be a bit heavy, so be prepared to study hard and tedious. But it is worth of it!
Overall it's a good university but u have to figure out most of the important things like „what classes do I have to sign up for“ or similar all by yourself without any help Also I only had experience with the online classes by now because of the pandemic and I have personally a lot of problems with that kind of teaching
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