Human Rights specialization
Who can apply?
Applicants not having a law degree, but holding a master’s degree in a field related to human rights qualify for the PhD Program in Political Science - Human Rights Specialization, offered jointly by the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations, and the Department of Legal Studies.
Applicants for the PhD in Political Science - Human Rights specialization must have a Master's degree in a related field from a recognized university or institution of higher education. The program is mainly designed for students finishing with an M.A. in Human Rights, but does not exclude applicants from outside of CEU.
Complete applications must be submitted by the deadline.
Required documents for online application:
- Detailed research proposal (max. 2000 word including literature)
- Curriculum Vitae and list of publications
- Copy of passport containing the applicant's ID photo
- Proof of English proficiency (for applicant not taking the CEU-administered TOEFL exam)
- Certified English version of full transcripts
- Certified English version of diploma(s), or official documentation indicating the expected date of graduation
- Two academic referees / One academic and one professional referee if the candidate has more than three years of work experience (email addresses directly uploaded to Embark)
For CEU graduates applying to the Human Rights PhD program no separate testing will be offered. Admission is based on academic records and submitted application, as well as an interview with faculty from the Political Science Department and the Legal Studies Department.