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Course Title  Lecturer  University
Theoretical Bases of Human Rights Dr Jack Vahan Bournazian     Yerevan State University       
Democracy:theory and practice Dr Aleksandr Markarov
HR in Legal Perspective

Dr Anna Margaryan

Dr Karen Gevorgyan

Conflict resolution and Democracy Ms Lusine Galadjian              
Human Rights Fact Finding and Reporting    Dr Jack Vahan Bournazian
Public Policy Research & paper writing Ms. Arevik Anapiosyan
Academic Paper Writing Ms Karine Muradyan
Research Seminar Dr Vladimir Martirosyan

                     Course title                Lecturer            University  
Civil Remedies of Human Rights                  Dr. Habil. Olesia Otradnova   

   Taras Shevchenko National

        University of Kyiv 

Civil Rights and Democracy in the

Information Age

Dr Yuri Nosik
Cultural rights Dr Ivan Romaschenko

Economic and Social Rights Protection

Dr Habil. Yuliya Vashchenko 

Asylum and Legal Protection of Refugees

(Elective Course)

Dr Yevgeni Gerasymenko

Administrative Justice as the Instrument

of the Human Rights Protection

(Elective Course)

Dr Yevgeni Gerasymenko
Comparative Human Rights/ Guest Lecturer      

Dr Merilin Kiviorg

Tartu University

                       Course title Lecturer            University    

Political and Institutional Aspects of

European and Eurasian integration             

Dr. Yuri Lepeshkou

Dr Andrei Rusakovich    

    Belarusian State Univerity 

International security, Human Rights, and

Targeted sanctions of International Organizations

Prof. Alena Douhan

Dr Andrei Rozanov

Sustainable developement: International and National Dimensions

Dr  Ekaterina Deikalo      
Theory of political Systems Dr Nina Antonovich

 Freedom of Assembly and Freedom of Thought

and Religion under ECHR

Dr Aleksandr Vashkevich

 Democracy and Democratization in Europe/

Guest lecturer

Prof. Christina Binder


                       Course title                            Lecturer           University                    

Social and Economic Rights in the context of

Democracy and Economic Development

Ms.  Nino Lapiashvili                           Tbilisi State University
International Investment law and Human Rights   Dr. Natia Lapiashvili   
ECHR Advanced Course

Prof. L. Aleksidze

Dr Ketevan Khutsishvili 

European Law on Human Rights
Konstantin Korkelia

Regime Change, Transitional Justice,

Democracy and Human Rights/ Guest Lecturer

Prof. Anja Mihr

HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform

(guest lecturer)






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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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