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Term 1







Yerevan State University




Academic writing Rubina Gasparyan

Theory of Democracy

Dr. Alexander Markarov

Theoretical Bases of Human Rights

Vahan Bournazian, JD.


The United Nations Human Rights System

Dr. Armen Baibourtian/

Talin Hitik

Mass media and democracy

Aram Abrahamyan

European Judicial Protection of Human Rights

Siranush Sahakyan

Criminal and Legal Protection of Human Rights

Dr Anna Margaryan

National Minorities Rights Protection

Dr. Vigen Kocharyan


Associate Professor


Protection of Human Rights during armed conflicts

Dr. Karen Gevorgyan

Associate Professor

EU and Democracy

Dr. Gunter Walzenbach

University of the West of England, UK

(visiting lecturer)


Term 2











Yerevan State University


Dr. Alexander Markarov

Electoral Rights

Kåre Vollan

Quality Ac, Oslo

(visiting lecturer)

Peace, Security and Democratic Governance

Dr. Armen Baibourtian

Human Rights and Democratization in Eastern Partnership Programme


Richard Giragosian

Local Self-Governance, Public Participation and Local Democracy in Transitional Countries

Dr. Arthur Drampian

Conflict Resolution through Democratization

Lusine Galajyan

International Human Rights

Dr Anja Mihr

Utrecht University,NL

(visiting lecturer)


Term 3 (Mobility term)












Belarusian State University

Host University




International Security, Human Rights and Targeted Sanctions of International Organizations

Dr. hab. Anatoli A. Rozanov


Theory of Political System

Dr. Nina A. Antanovich

Associate Professor

The EU and CIS Transformation: Political and Institutional Aspects

Dr. Alesya A. Sadovskaya

Associate Professor

Democracy and Democratization in Contemporary Europe

Dr. Alexander Vashkevich

International Protection of Children Rights

Dr. Oleg M. Strovoitov

Associate Professor


Term 3 (Mobility term)










Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Host University



Role of the European Court in Human Rights in Enforcing and Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

Dr. Borys Malyshev

Civil Rights and Democracy in the Information Age

Dr. Pavlo Pushkar

Civil Remedies of Human Rights

Dr. Iurii Nosik

Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings

Dr. Olesia Otradnova

Administrative Justice as the Instrument of Human Rights Protection

Dr. Maksym Kutsevych


Human Rights and the Environment

Dr. Yevgen Gerasymenko

Asylum and Legal Protection of Refugees

Dr. Yevgen Gerasymenko

Practical Skills

Taras Tretyak,


Term 3 (Mobility term)
















University of Political and Economic European Studies





Guarantee of Human Rights in Detention Institutions

Dr. Victor Zaharia

Associate Professor

Human Rights in environmental protection


Dr. Rodica Iordanov

Associate Professor

Democratization through Europeanization: EU Democracy Promotion in the Eastern Neighborhood

Dr. Bănzaru Lucia

International Civic Assistance and Collaboration in the Process of Democratization

Dr. Iulian Fruntașu

Multiculturalism and Intercultural Communication within the EU

Prof. Valentina Teosa

Protection of Human Rights in the Enforcement of Tax Liability

Dr. Cristina Ejova

Practical Skills

Dr. Vlad Vlaicu

Associate Professor







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




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.

New Cohort starts in September 2017

27 students from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Poland and Russia have started their studies in the beginning of September 2017 at the Centre for European Studies of the Yerevan State University. During the first semester is taught by both local and visiting professors. During first semester students will get acquainted with theoretical and practical issues of human rights and democracy. The teaching-learning programme will include also practical course which are aimed developing their skills and competences. In February-March students will continue their studies at one of partner universities: Belarusian State University, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Thesis Defence will take place in October 2018.

Global Campus of Human Rights has launched the third edition of the GC Visual Contest, which open to photographers and video-makers, professionals and amateurs, from any part of the world.
The visual contest will be open from 1 May and will accept submissions through 30 June.
Inauguration of the European Club at the Centre for European Studies


On 3 May 2016 the inauguration and the first discussion of the "European Club" took place in Robert Schuman hall of the Centre for European Studies. Ambassador Piotr Switalski, Head of EU Delegation and the director of the Centre, Mr. Artur Ghazinyan delivered welcome speeches.


Study Visit to EU Delegation in Belarus



On 12 April 2016 a group of students of the MA Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation in the Caucasus who currently study at the Belarusian State University, visited the EU Delegation in Belarus.  


The Global Campus of Human Rights annual international conference in Argentina

6-7 April 2016 the Global Campus of Human Rights annual international conference took place at the International Centre for Political Studies of the University of San Martin (CIEP-UNSAM) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The Conference on “Assessing Individual Freedoms and Collective Challenges in the XXI Century” was organized in the frames of the Global Campus to promote education and research on human rights and democracy worldwide.


Study trip to the Government of Ukraine

12957384_1094713760590045_376540170_n_-_On April, 11, 2016 the students of the Master's Programme in Human Rights and Democratization in the Caucasus visited the Government of Ukraine.

Guest Lectures by Prof Anja MIHR at Belarusian State University



During the period of March 28-April 1, 2016, Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr conducted a series of lectures on Democarcy and Democratisation in Contemporary Europe  to the students of the MA programme in Human RIghts and Democratisation in the Caucasus who curretly study at Belarusian State University. During her lectures Prof.Mihr spoke about democracy and docaritisation in general, made presenation on transitional democracy, transitional justice measures, consolidated democracy, etc.




Presentation of Comparative Analysis of the Index of Democracy Level: Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Moldova





On Thursday, 29th October 2015, the presentation of interdisciplinary research on “Comparative Analysis of the Index of Democracy Level: Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Moldova” took place in Robert Schuman hall of the Centre for European Studies of the Yerevan State university.




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