Application deadline:

16 July 2023

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants

-Undergraduate academic training: four (4) year university degree in an area related to the subject of the Master's Degree (law, social sciences, innovation, arts, etc.).

-Previous experience in the field of human rights and democracy (government, international organization, civil society, private sector and / or academic experience)

-Motivation to continue working in the field of human rights and democracy

-Strength and relevance of the master's thesis proposal

Is there an application fee?

There is no application fee.

Is there any cost to attend the Master’s programme?

Successful applicants will be awarded a scholarship to cover tuition fees and partial cost of living in Buenos Aires.

What is the modality of the course?

The course is intensive, with theoretical and practical components. It involves attending courses, seminars and workshops; taking evaluations; conducting individual research activities; and attending special events.

How long is the Master’s programme?

Operational duration: 800 hours of academic work spread over 10 months

Area A - Foundations and contemporary issues of human rights: 80 hours
Area B - International mechanisms for the protection of human rights: 128 hours
Area C - Recognition and access to human rights: 128 hours
Area D - State, politics and human rights: 112 hours
Area E - Professional development: 96 hours
Area F - Methodology: 256 hours

What are the working languages of the course?

Spanish is LATMA’s official working language.  Activities involving experts from other regions are held in English.

What is the denomination of the degree?

“Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democracy in Latin American and the Caribbean”, awarded by the National University of San Martín.

Does the Master have official accreditation?

LATMA is officially recognized by the National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation (CONEAU) of the Ministry of Education of Argentina.

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