"Where Science meets Practice!"

The one-year (60 ECTS) postgraduate program "Human Rights" of the University of Vienna has a clear jurisprudential profile. The program will provide for insights to theoretical legal questions and also convey practical skills that are necessary for working in the field of human rights.

 

Short Facts

Academic degree
LL.M. (Master of Laws)
Duration
2 semesters (part-time)
Scope
60 ECTS
Language
English
Costs
€ 13.000,-
Start
annually in October
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Short Facts

Academic degree
MLS (Master of Legal Studies)
Duration
2 semesters (part-time)
Scope
60 ECTS
Language
English
Costs
€ 13.000,-
Start
October 2021
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 News

NEWS

On October 23rd 2021 Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Lysander Fremuth, warmly welcomed all 26 participants (9 of them in the MLS program, 17 in the LL.M. program) for the start of the joint sessions of the master program "Human Rights". Further details can be found here.

News

You can watch a video of the inaugural lecture "Solidarität und Menschenrechte – Von Rechten und Pflichten. Und Tugenden." of Prof. Fremuth, scientific director of the master program "Human Rights", here

NEWS

Prof. Michael Lysander Fremuth was interviewed with regards to his research and focus areas for the occasion of his inaugural lecture "Solidarität und Menschenrechte – Von Rechten und Pflichten. Und Tugenden." on October 20th 2021. Prof Fremuth is Professor for Fundamental and Human Rights at the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Vienna since 2019. You can read the complete interview (in German) here.

Online event

If you missed the HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: "In Würde sterben? Suizidhilfe zwischen Lebensschutz und Autonomie" (in German) on April 22nd 2021 you can watch the online discussion with our scientific director, Prof. Fremuth, here.

News

Prof. Fremuth spoke about education as a human right in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in an interview that can be read (in German) in this weeks' Falter news magazine (FALTER 09/2021 from 3.3.2021), which had a focus on the the topic of education. Find more information here.

News

Our scientific director, Michael Lysander Fremuth met with Karoline Edtstadler, Federal Minister for the EU and Constitution, to discuss the importance of human rights work as well as education and introduced the new Human Rights Master Program. This meeting highlights the multi-layered aspect of human rights and reflects our program's spirit: Where Science meets Practice! Find further information (in German) about the meeting here.

News

On February 9th 2021 Prof. Fremuth spoke on the topic of crimes against humanity on the Ö1 broadcast program "Dimensionen". You can listen to the (German) audio "Verbrechen gegen die Menschlickeit - Geschichte und Aktualität eines Tatbestands" here.

Online event

On January 12th 2021 the Austrian Ombudsman Board in cooperation with the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights hosted an exchange on the topic of human rights protection in Austria in times of COVID-19 and how to strengthen the independence of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs). Prof. Fremuth was part of the event. You can watch his speech (in German) on human rights protection in times of COVID-19 here. The video (in German) of the complete event can be found here.

NEWS

On October 1st 2021 was the offical start ot the master program "Human Rights". Scientific director, Prof. Fremuth, welcomed the students and held the first lecture. Here you can see further details.

Interview

We interviewed the scientific director of the new postgraduate program, Prof. Fremuth, about his academic and professional background, as well as research focus areas, and more. Read the full interview here.

5 reasons

Interested in a master program in the field of human rights? Here are 5 reasons for the new postgraduate progam "Human Rights" at the University of Vienna.

NEWS

On April 26th 2021 Prof. Fremuth attended a meeting with Swetlana Tichanowskaja organized by Amnesty International Austria where they discussed i.a. the human rights situation in Belarus. Find further information here.

Interview

You can read an interview (in German) with the scientifc director, Prof. Fremuth, on Extrajournal.net to find out more about the new master program "Human Rights" here

Social Media

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Online Discussion

On January 14th 2021 the Austrian League of Human Rights discussed Austria's human rights situation with a focus on the Universal Periodic Review with among others Prof. Fremuth. To watch the video (in German) click here.

You can find our two postcards here:

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights."

"We just wanna have FUNdamental Rights!"