Master of Arts – Human Rights

Welcome to the website of the M.A. Human Rights at the Friedrich–Alexander University Erlangen–Nürnberg in Erlangen! We are an international, interdisciplinary programme covering human rights in their legal, political and philosophical dimensions.

Watch the video below and browse through these pages to find out more about the programme, and meet our teachers as well as some of our students.

Quick Facts
  • Prerequisites
    • University degree based on at least 3.5 years of full-time studies (equivalent to 210 ECTS credits)
    • One year of professional experience in the area of human rights, or professional experience in another field in combination with practical experience in human rights work on a volunteer basis
    • If your university degree is based on less than 3.5 years of studies, you may be accepted on the basis of a special procedure determining additional qualifications
    • Proof of C1 level English language skills is also required
  • Programme duration
    • The M.A. Human Rights consists of three semesters
    • Semesters 1 and 2 are coursework
    • Semester 3 is entirely devoted to the master thesis
  • Place of study
    • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
Prof. Dr. Markus Krajewski
1,5 Jahre