Funded 2017 University of Pretoria Scholarships for Masters in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa

Application Deadline:Submit applications on or before 31st July 2017

Eligible Countries: Only African countries should apply.

Scholarship country: Scholarships will be undertaken at the University of Pretoria, South Africa

Scholarship Info:  The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa is a unique programme to which 25 to 30 individuals from African countries with the following degrees and preferably experience in the field of human rights are admitted:

  • Law students
  • A degree allowing access to the legal profession (eg LLB or licence en droit)
  • Other students (non-law students)
  • At least an Honours degree in a discipline relevant to human rights and democratisation

During an intensive one-year course, they are taught by eminent lecturers in the field of human rights and gain invaluable practical exposure. It is the only course of its kind in Africa.

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Scholarship Type: Masters


  • Individuals from all African countries are invited to apply for admission to study for the Master’s Degree (LLM/MPhil) in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Applicants must be in possession of a first degree in Law (LLB, licence en droit or licenciatura em direito) or a Honours degree relevant to human rights and democratisation.

Number of Awards: Not indicated.

Value of Program: Limited scholarships will be available.

How to Apply: There are two ways to apply for this premier course:

  1. Online application – (Deadline: 31 JULY 2017)
  2. Application by post – (Deadline: 31 JULY 2017)

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