Sarajevo, 16 giugno 2020. The Embassy of Italy in Sarajevo is pleased to announce the opening of the call for application to the XX Edition of the European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe (GC SEE/ERMA), a one year interdisciplinary Master’s programme coordinated by the University of Sarajevo – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies , and the University of Bologna – Department of Political and Social Sciences.
ERMA is a proud member of the Global Campus of Human Rights (GC), an interdisciplinary center of excellence supported by the EU and other partner institutions, with the main aim to continually promote human rights and democratization through education, specialized training, and research cooperation worldwide.
ERMA is an MA programme intended for students who wish to combine studies with practical and field research experience in human rights and democratization. Students will study in a highly international environment and attend lectures and workshops held by over 40 professors and experts from 11 partner universities: University of Bologna, University of Sarajevo, University of Banja Luka, University of Belgrade, Karl Franzens University of Graz, University of the Ruhr, University of Peloponnese, University of Zagreb, New Bulgarian University, University Ss. Cyril and Methodius and University of Pristina. Students will explore areas such as the philosophical foundations of human rights, principles of democracy and democratisation processes, theories and issues of ethnicity, nationalism and religion, economic, social and cultural rights as well as the mechanisms for human rights protection and implementation.
For the academic year 2020-2021, 36 students will be selected from three target group Countries:
25 from South East Europe – TG1
5 from European Union, Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation- TG2
6 from other countries – TG3
The Programme is co-financed by the European Union and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), whose support will allow to offer 30 scholarships for students from TG1 and TG2.
Application deadline is September 20th, 2020.
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