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Master of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law


Applications

Deadline

Applications can be made at any time.

Application documentation

Written applications should include:

  • the application form;
  • a curriculum vitae (CV) (in English; maximum 4 A4 pages)
  • a certified copy of the university degree
  • proof of competence in the English language (see Admission Requirements for details)
  • a brief statement of your reasons for attending the program
  • written evidence of relevant practical professional experience (one year minimum, or a letter requesting and justifying an exemption)
  • two confidential references from different institutions, on the confidential reference form, each signed personally by a professor or employer, in English, German, French, Spanish or Russian.

Notes concerning the application form, CV and references

Applicants are especially requested to note the following points:

  • All applications to attend the Master’s Program must be made on the application form provided on this website.
  • If possible, the application form and confidential reference forms should be filled out the form electronically in MSWord and printed on A4.
    • use Tab, PgUp/PgDn or cursor to move from field to field
    • use F1 to get help with some fields
    • please note that each field has a limited size, so do not enter more characters than are visible)
    • if the form cannot be completed electronically, please write clearly
  • All fields marked with ∆ must be completed fully where the information is available (incomplete applications cannot be processed).
  • Give a copy of the completed application and all supporting documents to each of the referees named in Section 9 of the application form.
  • Applications and supporting documents may be faxed/emailed, but originals must also be sent by post, but please do not send original degrees/diplomas. References must remain confidential from the applicant.
  • The CV should be accompanied by a certified copy of an official university transcript of academic record (where this is not possible, a list of all subjects taken within university courses showing the grade/mark received should be provided in the CV).

The application form and all other documents including the sealed references should be sent to:

apl. Prof Carmen Thiele
— Master of International Human Rights Law —
Europa-Universitaet Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)
Große Scharrnstraße 59
D–15230 FRANKFURT (Oder)
Federal Republic of Germany
master-ihl@europa-uni.de

Enquiries concerning all aspects of admission and of the program generally can be sent to this address (preferably by email).