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Master of Arts in Human Rights and Democratisation [Asia Pacific Program]

24 February, 2019 - 28 February, 2019

A program co-funded by the European Commission, the Master of Arts in Human Rights and Democratisation-Asia Pacific Program or APMA, is the region’s premier degree in human rights and democratisation. The degree offers students the opportunity to study both at Mahidol University and one of four selected universities in the Asia Pacific, each with a particular expertise in human rights and democratisation. The four partner universities are:

  • Ateneo de Manila Law School (the Philippines)
  • Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia)
  • Kathmandu School of Law (Nepal)
  • The University of Colombo (Sri Lanka)


The APMA Program is an interdisciplinary intensive one-year graduate degree that reflects the inseparable links between human rights, democracy, peace and development in the region. Designed for mid-career professionals and highly motivated graduates with bachelor degree, the degree offers students an opportunity to engage first-hand with regional and international human rights issues, and to interact with internationally renowned human rights academics, practitioners and experts. Complemented by funding from the European Commission, this degree provides students with exposure to leading international human rights academics and practitioners.

Graduates of the program will:

  1. Have an excellent knowledge of theory and practice of the promotion and protection of human rights and democratisation;
  2. Be able to undertake independent scholarly research on current issues in human rights and democratisation in the Asia Pacific; and
  3. Have capacity to put their academic understanding and practical experience to use in real situations.

Further information, please see: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B-IeM6Bc1gleTmlrNExwVkR2YUU


24 February, 2019
28 February, 2019
Event Category:


Asia Pacific