The The European Regional Master’s in Democracy and Human Rights in South-East Europe is a full time, interdisciplinary program covering broad range of issues related to democracy and human rights in this region. It is a joint initiative by University of Sarajevo, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and University of Bologna-Forli’ Campus, Institute for Central Eastern and Balkan Europe, jointly co-financed since 2000/01 by the European Union through the EIUC (European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy via the Embassy of the Republic of Italy to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The program lasts for one year, awarding the students with 60 ECTS and a double-degree diploma of both founding universities (UNSA and UNIBO).
The Master Program is intended for students that wish to combine scientific studies with practical and field research experience in human rights and democratization issues. ERMA is characterized by an interdisciplinary approach recognizing that human rights are a crosscutting theme among different disciplines of study, such as political science, social sciences, law and philosophy. Enrolled students have the benefit of studying in a highly international environment together with colleagues from all over the region, European Union and the world, attending lectures and workshops held by over 40 professors from 11 partner Universities: University of Bologna, University of Sarajevo, University of Belgrade, University of Graz, University of the Ruhr, University of Peloponnese, University of Zagreb, New Bulgarian University, London School of Economics, University Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Higher School of Economics, Moscow.
The Master Program promotes development and realization of young generation of officials for state management, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, for universities and think-tanks in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo as well as in the countries belonging to the EU, the rest of Europe, and worldwide.
Deadline: 31 August 2015
Open to: candidates who hold a university degree in disciplines relevant to human rights
Scholarship: monthly grant of 500 EUR, travel expenses/health insurance etc (3X up to 400 Euros per year)