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Centre for European Studies of Yerevan State University starts call for applications for Regional Master's Pogramme in Human Rights and Democratization in the Caucasus

2018/19.  

 

The Application for the programme should be submitted online within indicated peiod. Alongside with the Application form, prospective students are required to submit necessary documents for application package. Before applying please make sure that you have prepared all necessary documents beforehand.

 

APPLICATION PACKAGE:

  • A full Curriculum Vita (Europass CV available at: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/europass/home/hornav/Downloads/EuropassCV/CVExamples.csp), and scanned copy of passport
  • Motivation Letters (max 1000-1500 characters) both in English and Russian, where the first one will reflect applicant's motivation to apply while the second one should concentrate on 
  • Essay (min. 1500-2000 words) on Human Rights and Democratization related topics (more detailed information concerning the essay topics and requirements can be found in the section "Essay") 
  • Contact details for two nominees to provide Reference Letters (one from academia, and one from a current or former employer, if the applicant has work experience) 
  • Scanned University Diploma or Diplomas (please not in specific cases, postgarduate department might require translation of the documents into Armenian, about which applicants will be notified in advance)
  • Academic Transcripts (please not in specific cases, postgarduate department might require translation of the documents into Armenian, about which applicants will be notified in advance)

Additionally, those who have taken English language proficiency tests may indicate thei score and include Certificate(s) 

  • English Proficiency Test Score- TOEFL (PBT 525-600; IBT 75-95) or IELTS (6.0-7.0)*

*The consortium reserves the right to request evidence of English language proficiency

 

HOW TO APPLY

The applicant needs to:

  • Fill in the online application form: Parts A and B;
  • Fill in Part C uploading CV, Motivation Letters, Essay, contact details of 2 poeple who can provide reference letters, scanned university diploma/diplomas, university transcripts and English Language Proficiency Test Score (Optional)

Upon successful submission of the application,  confimation letter will be sent to an e-mail address indicated in the application.

 

ADMISSION TIMETABLE

The Enrollment shall be undertaken in 3 stages:

  • Stage 1- Submission of Application and Required Documents -May 15, 2018 - June 30, 2018
  • Stage 2- Evaluation of applications and interviews with shortlisted candidates - July 3-28, 2018*
  • Stage 3- Official Invitation - end of July - August 10, 2018

We encourage all applicants to apply as early as possible.

* Please note that inteviews with applicants from partner counties (Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, and Ukraine) might take place in their countries or via skype interviews. In case if applicant is unable to participate in an inteview, a phone call can be arranged.  if a shortlisted applicant is outside of partner countries, they will  be interviewed via phone call or skype interview.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

A selection panel will review all applications and evaluate them against the following selection criteria:

  • Academic merit (Educational background, CV)
  • Motivation: Interest in human rights and democratization issues
  • Provided written paper
  • Commitment to idea of voluntarism and social involvement
  • Experience in relevant fields.

All successful candidates will be shortlisted and invited for interviews.

 
 

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Dear Applicants

 

Due to technical specificities, some of you might face problems with application submission confirmation. Please be informed that upon application submission you are supposed to get "Thank you for submission" note and official confirmation in your e-mails.  In case if you get none of the above mentioned, please fill out form again and pay special attention to hints provided next to the lines and also to attched file specifications (format, size).  Otherwise, please do not hestitate to contact us at info@ces.am or k.gevorgyan@ces.am

 
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2018/19

 

 

Regional Master's Programme in Human Rights and Democratization in the Caucasus opens call for applications for 2018/2019 Academic Year 

 

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION:

 

The Regional Master's Programme in Human Rights and Democratization the Caucasus is established with the financial support of the European Union.  It is a part of the Global Campus for Master’s Programmes and Diplomas in Human rights and democratisation around the world. The MA is implemented in cooperation with the European Inter-University Center (Venice), and in partnership with leading universities of Armenia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Georgia

The Regional Master's Programme in Human Rights and Democratization is an interdisciplinary programme (with legal, political and multidisciplinary components), with duration of 1 year (60 ECTS). It is implemented by Yerevan State University (home university), Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (host university), Belarusian State University (host university), and Tbilisi State University (host university). The official languages of the Programme are English and Russian.

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