Master's Degree Programmes (1 1/2 - 2 years)



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The Fritt Ord Student Stipend

For those working on an MA thesis on human rights, the right to free speech and/or democracy.

A maximum of five student scholarships of max NOK 60 000,- are available.

In 2017: Apply by October 13th.

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Essay Competition

Celebrating its first 30 years, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) invites Master students attending a Norwegian university to submit an essay concerning Youth for human rights – rising to the challenge of new threats against rights advocacy and institutions.

Deadline: Februar 15th, 2017


Courses offered in English

  • Introductory Course in Human Rights

    The course seeks to provide participants with introductory knowledge of international human rights that will broaden their perspectives and opportunities for integrating human rights principles, standards and approaches into their daily work.