University of Pretoria Scholarships for Masters in Africa 2017


Applications are invited for University of Pretoria Scholarships  in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): University of Pretoria, South Africa

About the Award:  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.

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 specified

Value of Program: Limited scholarships are 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)

It is important to visit the Program Webpage for application instructions before applying

Application Deadline: 31st July 2017

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: University of Pretoria, South Africa


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