M.A. in Human Rights – credit requirements (HR MA)

Students studying for an M.A. degree in Human Rights shall obtain 30 credits consisting of 26 course credits and 4 credits for the capstone project.

The course credits shall be obtained according to the following rules:

 

Mandatory courses (8 credits)

Introduction to the Protection of Human Rights / Oswaldo Ruiz-Chiriboga, Sejal Parmar, Eszter Polgári (Fall term, 3 credits)

Introduction to Law / Eszter Polgári (Fall term, 2 credits)

Capstone Seminar / Oswaldo Ruiz-Chiriboga, Sejal Parmar, Eszter Polgári (Winter, Spring terms, 2 credits)

Comparative Legal Research Methodology / Markus Böckenförde (Winter term, 1 credit)

 

Mandatory-elective courses

Civil and Political Rights (4 credits must be obtained)

Freedom of Expression /András Sajó (Fall term, 2 credits)

Bodily Integrity, Personal Autonomy and Private Life: ECHR Standards / Eszter Polgári (Fall, Winter terms, 3 credits)

Political Rights in Comparative Perspective / Daniel Smilov (Winter term, 1 credit)

Comparative Freedom of Religion / Cole Durham, Brett Scharffs (Spring term, 2 credits)

Freedom of Assembly / Michael Hamilton (Spring term, 1 credit)

Freedom of Religion – Advanced / Cole Durham (Spring term, 1 credit)

Global Rule of Law (3 credits must be obtained)

The UN Human Rights System / Sejal Parmar (Fall term, 2 credits)

Human Rights Remedies / Jeremy McBride (Fall term, 1 credit)

International Human Rights Advocacy / Sejal Parmar (Fall term, 2 credits)

Illiberal Democracy / András Sajó (Winter term, 2 credits)

International Rule of Law Assistance: Law and Development / Markus Böckenförde (Spring term, 2 credits)

Justice and Equality (4 credits must be obtained)

Human Rights and Criminal Justice / Károly Bárd (Fall term, 2 credits)

Archives, Evidence and Human Rights / Iván Székely, Csaba Szilágyi, András Mink (Fall, Winter      terms, 3 credits)

The Law and Politics of Combating Violence against Women / Mathias Möschel, Andrea Krizsán (Winter term, 3 credits)

Socio-Economic Rights / András Sajó (Spring term, 2 credits)

Theoretical Perspectives (3 credits must be obtained)

Perspectives and Problematic of Human Dignity as a Legal Concept / Matthias Mahlmann (Spring term, 1 credit)

Critical Race Theory: Race and Law from the United States to Europe / Mathias Möschel, Angéla Kóczé (Spring term, 2 credits)

Theory of Fundamental Rights/ Matthias Mahlmann (Spring term, 1 credit)

Theories of Human Rights: Intercultural Perspectives/ Oswaldo Ruiz-Chiriboga (Spring term, 2 credits)

The Morality of Criminal Justice / Károly Bárd (Winter term, 2 credits)