European Master's Degree in human rights and Democratisation 2017/2018 - 21st edition

We are pleased to inform you that the E.MA Programme is now ready to accept applications

First round deadline:  20 January 2017 - Second round deadline: 15 March 2017


The Master

The European Master's Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) is a unique Master’s that today counts on the participation of41 prestigious universities and human rights centres from all member states of the European Union. The programme is an intensive one-year advanced master's course offering and an outstanding mix of theory and practice and preparing students for careers in international organisations, field operations, governmental and non-governmental bodies and academia.


A Joint European Master's Programme

E.MA is both a residential and an exchange programme: during the first semester students stay in Venice (Italy), while for the second semester they move to one of the E.MA participating universities located throughout Europe. Read More


Academic Requirements 

Applicants are required to hold a university degree of a high standard in a field relevant to human rights, including disciplines in law, social sciences and the humanities and must have a minimum of 180 ECTS (Bachelor/General Degree). In addition to these criteria, applications received by the first deadline will have priority over the ones received by the second deadline. Read More

How to apply


Contact us

Department of International Relations & European Union

Admission hours:

Tuesday to Thursday

10:00 - 13:00

The Department's Administration remains closed on Greek public holidays and any other day set by the Senate. In special circumstances, the Dept's Administration opening hours may change & an announcement is made available at the Dept's site & Social Media. 

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136 Syngrou Av., Athens 176 71 Greece

Groundfloor of the New Building
of Panteion University of Social & Political Sciences