Deadline for EU
and self-funded applicants:

19 April 2022

Deadline for non-EU
and scholarship applicants:

14 Februrary 2022

Welcome

The EMA Team is pleased to welcome you to the EMA Programme, where theoretical human rights insight meets practical experience.

Throughout this year, you will be part of a diverse student group from different academic backgrounds and representing different parts of Europe and the world, together working towards becoming human rights professionals.

As you embark on this exciting and enriching year, we will find useful information on these pages and on our e-learning platform BlackBoard.

Academic Calendar

 

DATES

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

July/August 2021

Introductory learning materials will be circulated

14-15 September 2021

Arrival in Venice-Lido

16-17 September 2021

Orientation (mandatory)

20 Sept – 17 Dec 2021

Courses and exams

26 Sept 2021

Graduation and Opening Ceremony

16 October 2021

ECHR Moot Court

26 October 2021 (TBC)

Thematic Section 1 sit-down exam

11-12 December 2021

Human Rights Film Festival (student-led)

6-7 December 2021 (tbc)

Kosovo Orientation (mandatory; afternoons)

18 Dec 2021 – 2 Jan 2022

Holiday break

3-15 January 2022

Courses and exams, Thematic Section 1 re-sit exam

14-15 January 2022

Thematic Section 5 24-hours take-home exam

20-27 January 2022 (tbc)

Field trip to Kosovo

31 January 2022

Kosovo de-briefing and presentation of group reports

4 February 2022

Exam Commission and re-sits

4 February 2022

Announcement of overall semester results

1 Feb – 31 July 2022

Second semester in one of the EMA participating universities

15 July 2022

Thesis deadline

24 September 2022 (tbc)

Thesis defences

25 September 2022 (tbc)

Graduation ceremony