The Arab Master in Democracy and Human Rights is:
Our international academic staff brings together professors, experts and practitioners coming from over 10 countries and sharing with students their knowledge, professional experience and expertise.
Our programme attracts students who are interested in understanding regional dynamics and country-specific socio-political trends across the Middle East and North Africa. It is also geared to professionals who want to back their experience in development, democratisation and human rights with solid scholarship.
The Arab Master includes research-oriented courses and practical trainings in the field of human rights and democratisation. It attracts students, researchers and experts from the region and beyond, because of its comparative approach and its interdisciplinary character.It offers cross-regional mobility, with one semester in Beirut (Lebanon), and another in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine or Tunisia.
You will acquire theoretical, practical and critical knowledge and insights into the region and the master’s main thematics. The programme allows you to develop research and practical skills. It includes a week-long field trip and offers the possibility of doing internships in leading national and international organisations across the region.
The programme consists of two semesters:
The first semester: intense courses and trainings.
From September to January, students will attend seminars and workshops at Saint Joseph University in Beirut. After training in research methodology, and doing several field visits, students will conduct a week-long field research on Refugee issues.
The second semester: research and field experience.
From February to June, students will carry out their personal research and complete their thesis on a topic relevant to democracy and human rights. This will be done in one of our partner universities across the Arab World, according to the topic each student has chosen.
Beirut - Lebanon
Across Arab World