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Graduate Programs Related to Human Rights

Note: This is a partial list of programs to help you begin your research.

Canadian

University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)
LL.M. in International Humanitarian and Security Law
LL.M. in Law and Social Justice
Website: http://www.grad.uottawa.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=1727&page=SubjectDetails&Kind=M&SubjectId=185

University of Toronto (Toronto, ON)
International Human Rights Program
LL.M in Law
Website: http://www.law.utoronto.ca/programs-centres/programs/international-human-rights-program

University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC)
Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
MA in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
Website: http://grsj.arts.ubc.ca/graduate/prospective-graduate-students/ma-program/


International

Columbia University (New York City, USA)
Graduate School of Arts and Science
MA in Human Rights Studies
Website: http://humanrightscolumbia.org

London School of Economics and Political Science (London, UK)
MSc in Human Rights
Website: http://www.lse.ac.uk/study/graduate/taughtProgrammes2015/MScHumanRights.aspx

Oxford University (Oxford, UK)
MSt in International Human Rights Law
Website: http://ihrlmst.conted.ox.ac.uk

National University of Ireland (Galway, Ireland)
Irish Centre for Human Rights
LLM in International Human Rights Law
Website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/irish-centrehumanrights/academics/llmprogrammes/#tab2

University of Essex (Colchester, UK)
Human Rights Centre
LLM in International Human Rights Law
LLM in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
LLM in Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
MA in Theory and Practice of Human Rights
MA in Human Rights and Cultural Diversity
Website: http://www.essex.ac.uk/hrc/study-with-us/pgt.aspx

University of Glasgow (Glasgow, UK)
MSc Human Rights and International Politics
Website: http://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/humanrightsinternationalpoliticsmscpgdip/

University of Roehampton (London, UK)
MA Human Rights and International Relations
Website: http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/home/

Utrecht University (Utrecht, Netherlands)
MA in Conflict Studies and Human Rights
Website: http://www.uu.nl/masters/en/conflict-studies-and-human-rights

University of Oslo (Oslo, Norway)
Theory and Practice of Human Rights (2 years)
Website: http://www.uio.no/english/studies/programmes/humanrights-master/


Internships Related to Human Rights

Local

Manitoba Associtation for Rights and Liberties
MARL is currently seeking an enthusiastic post-secondary student for the position of Education Intern.
For more information: http://marl.mb.ca/2015/05/27/internship-opportunity-education-intern/

Sustainability Officer - Campus Sustainability Office, University of Winnipeg
For more information: https://www.northstarats.com/University-of-Winnipeg/Sustainability-Officer-Campus-Sustainability-Office/17558


International Internships

Douglas College - International
Website: https://www.douglascollegecareers.ca/applicants/jsp/shared/search/SearchResults_css.jsp
(Click “Contract Employment”)

Human Rights Watch
Internships “may include desk research, drafting documents, assisting with event planning, helping researchers prepare for missions, monitoring human rights developments in various countries, data analysis, liaising with current and prospective donors, and engaging in advocacy efforts aimed at curtailing human rights violations.”
Website: http://www.hrw.org/human-rights-watch-council

Projects Abroad
International Law and Human Rights Internships (Unpaid)
Internships include “assisting lawyers at law firms or NGOs that provide legal services, or actively participating in campaigns to raise awareness of human rights issues.”
Website: http://www.projects-abroad.org/volunteer-projects/law-and-human-rights/

United Nations Internship Programme
Website: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=IP