Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights
University of Applied Arts Vienna
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The Vienna Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights offers students an in-depth interdisciplinary education in the history, philosophy, politics, as well as legal dimension of the international human rights standards and their protection mechanisms by international organizations, such as the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the European Union, the African Union or the Organization of American States. In addition to the theoretical foundations, the Vienna Master teaches practical skills necessary for the work of a human rights practitioner, ranging from communication skills to project management.
The applied nature of contemporary art forms challenges existing inequalities and is part of the human rights culture. One aim of this Master's program is to explore this potential and practical applicability of artistic and cultural work in creating opportunities for promoting, protecting, and implementing human rights.