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Gain Experience with Leading Transitional Justice and Human Rights Actors

During Spring Semester, our students acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with leading actors and agencies in the field of transitional justice.

Places in this internship programme are offered via a competitive selection process carried out by our partner organizations. Internships are a mandatory part of the programme.

Internship Opportunities

For the 2023–2024 academic year, we are offering students internships with the following institutions:*

*This list is subject to change

Core Courses

Core courses are mandatory and are spread over the two semesters. They cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.

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Nelson Mandela Moot Court

Participation in this moot court allows students to put in practice the notions and legal tools they have learned in class. It is also an opportunity to explore issues of redress and accountability that form part of transitions following armed conflict or massive human rights abuses.

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Study Trip

In the second semester students have the opportunity to go on a study trip to learn about leading institutions and organizations active in the field of transitional justice.

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Student Life

Our Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.

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One of the things I enjoy the most about the programme is having a holistic approach to transitional justice, ranging from a theoretical perspective to pragmatic approaches that enrich the analysis greatly.

Juan Daniel Salazar

Leader of the Strategic Alliances and Cooperation Team, National Center for Historical Memory