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University Of Pretoria Scholarships for Masters In Human Rights And Democratization In Africa 2023

 The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa (HRDA) is a prestigious one-year intensive course where 25-30 exceptional individuals spend six months in Pretoria and six months at one of the 12 partner universities all over Africa. They are taught by eminent lecturers in the field of human rights and undergo many practical training exercises. It is the only course of its kind in Africa. Graduates become members of the HRDA Alumni Association whose 537 members are currently active in the full spectrum of human rights work: from grassroots, through civil service, to international organisations including the African Union and the United Nations. Individuals from all African countries are invited to apply for admission to study for the Master’s degree (LLM/MPhil) in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa is a unique programme to which 25 to 30 individuals from African countries with the following degrees and preferably experience in the field of human rights are admitted:

  • Law students: A degree allowing access to the legal profession (eg LLB or licence en droit)
  • Other students (non-law students): At least an Honours degree in a discipline relevant to human rights and democratisation

During an intensive one-year course, they are taught by eminent lecturers in the field of human rights and gain invaluable practical exposure. It is the only course of its kind in Africa.

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The University of Pretoria (UP) was established in 1908 with just four professors and 32 students, in a little house called Kya Rosa. Today, it is one of the largest research universities in South Africa. UP has transformed into a dynamic university community of staff and students who come from a range of diverse backgrounds and cultures showcasing South African and global societies. The University was born from a vision to create a space for quality education and for new ideas to flourish. Over the course of its existence, and through different phases of political power and social change, UP ... read more


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Scholarships for Masters In Human Rights And Democratization In Africa


Aim and Benefits of Scholarships for Masters In Human Rights And Democratization In Africa

Scholarships of up to US$15000,  funded by the European Union are available.


Requirements for Scholarships for Masters In Human Rights And Democratization In Africa Qualification

The eligibility criteria for the LLM/MPhil (HRDA) is as follows:

  • Law students (LLM option):
    A degree allowing access to the legal profession
  • Non-law students (MPhil option):
    An Honours degree in a discipline relevant to human  rights and democratisation

Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate human rights experience or interest. Women, as well as members of minority groups such as indigenous people, LGBTI persons and persons with disabilities, are particularly encouraged to apply.



Application Deadline

July 31, 2023


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to University of Pretoria on centreforhumanrights.submittable.com to apply

For more details, visit University Of Pretoria website.

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