Dear Applicant,

The MA Programme in Human Rights and Democratization in the Caucasus starts its admission for academic year 2022-2023.

The GC Caucasus was established with the financial support of the European Union and in 2020 we celebrated our 10th Anniversary.  We are a part of huge network of Global Campus for Master’s Programmes and Diplomas in Human Rights and Democratisation which includes more than 100 universities around the world. Our programme is implemented in close cooperation with the Global Campus of Human Rights network, and in partnership with leading universities of Armenia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Georgia  and Belarus (associate partner).

The MA Programme in the Caucasus is an interdisciplinary programme (with legal, political and multidisciplinary components), with duration of 1 year (60 ECTS). It is implemented by a consortium of five leading universities in the region: Yerevan State University (coordinator), Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (host university), American university in Central Asia, Bishkek (host university) and Tbilisi State University (host university). Belarusian State University  currently participates on needs basis. The official language of the Programme is English.

Who is eligible?

The Programme is open to all interested applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree (at least 180-240ECTS) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized higher education institution. In case if an applicant has not yet received diploma, a letter or certificate stating indicative date for receiving degree/ diploma from the institution and transcript of grades should be attached.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (Russian is an assist).
  • Have Professional and/or research interest in human rights and democratization issues.

The Programme is open to citizens from EaP region, Central Asia and Russia.  Limited number of places might be available to applicants from outside of the region.