The MA covers human rights and democracy in general, as well as current democratization and human rights issues in the Eastern Partnership Region and Post-Soviet region in general. Students will be introduced to both the theoretical and practical aspects of human rights and democracy. The application of an interdisciplinary approach will provide students with a solid understanding of the cultural, historical, philosophical, political, legal, sociological and economic aspects of human rights and democratization.

This Programme is conducted in English and Russian, the two most commonly used languages in the region and will last for a year from September till July.

The main feature of this programme is student mobility. The first semester takes place in Armenia, at Yerevan State University. The second semester is run by one of the three partner universities.  Students have the opportunity to specialize in one of three modules: Political, Legal and Interdisciplinary.

  • The Political Science Module  is hosted by Belarusian State University;
  • The Legal Module  is hoted by Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv;
  • The Interdisciplinary Module/ Socio-economic aspects is hosted  by Tbilisi State University.

During the second semester from May till July the students will be engaged in internship and thesis writing.