Scholarship For Master’s Programme In Democracy And Human Rights

University of Sarajevo, CIS Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and University of Bologna are offering 33 fully funded scholarships for young people from all over the world for master's degree programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe (ERMA). The Programme lasts for one year (November-October). Deadline to apply is September 10.

ERMA is an intensive academic educational activity intended for students that wish to combine academic studies with practical and field research experience in human rights and democratization issues. The aim of the Programme is to promote the development and realization of young generations of officials for state management, inter-governmental  and  non-governmental  organizations, for  universities  and  think-tanks in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, FYR of Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia, as well as in the countries belonging to the EU, the rest of Europe, and worldwide.

Main criteria:​

  • Candidates who hold a university degree (min 240 ECTS) in disciplines relevant to human rights; law, politics, economics, sociology, journalism, psychology and humanities from an accredited university;
  • Fluency in English is a necessary prerequisite; following international English Language proficiency certificates: TOEFL minimum score of 560 paper-based, computer based 220, IBT not less than 83; British Council’s IELTS – minimum band 6.5 and no less than 6.0 in any of its subsections; CAE and CPE Cambridge Exams; Applicants with English as native language or applicants who had previous university education in English language need to prove competency through their transcripts or certificates issued by the respective universities.

Overall 33 students will be selected, in the second half of September 2016, from the following target groups:

  1. Target group I (25 places reserved): Citizens of target countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR of Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia;
  2. Target group II (5 places reserved): Citizens of the European Union countries, countries of the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia) and Russian Federation;
  3. Target group III (3 places reserved): Citizens of other countries.

Students from TG I and TG II receive study grants covering normal living costs during term I and II (November to July) in the overall amount of 4.500 EURO. Their costs of lodging and full board are covered by the Programme. Students from TG I and TG II also receive reimbursements in the overall amount of 1.200 EURO for the three terms of the Programme. Students from the TG III are expected to cover their living expenses, the costs of term three in amount of 3.150 EURO and 200 EURO administrative costs for the thesis defense.

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