Application deadline:

10 September 2018

ERMA admits up to 36 students every academic year.

25 places are reserved for citizens of target countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR of Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia.

5 places are reserved for citizens of the European Union countries, countries of the Caucasus (Azerbaijan and Georgia) and the Russian Federation.

6 places are reserved for self-funded students from other countries.

ERMA is open to candidates who hold a university degree (min 240 ECTS) in disciplines relevant to human rights; in particular law, social, political sciences and humanities from an accredited university.

ERMA is open to candidates who hold a university degree (min 240 ECTS) in disciplines relevant to human rights; in particular law, social, political sciences and humanities from an accredited university.

English language proficiency is a must. Applicants with English as a native language or applicants who had previous university education in English shall attest to their competency through transcripts or certificates issued by the respective universities only. Others have to provide evidence of their proficiency. The Master Programme recognizes the following international English Language proficiency certificates:

  • TOEFL – minimum score of 560 paper-based, 220 computer based, 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

The selection of candidates is performed by the Executive Board of the Master Programme on the basis of submitted applications and required documents in English (Application Form; University diploma; academic records / transcript; citizenship certificate; birth certificate; passport photocopy; Curriculum Vitae (CV); two recommendation letters; English language certificate ).