Master of Advanced Studies in Children's Rights
The (MCR) is a part-time international and interdisciplinary postgraduate programme on children's rights, which takes place over a two-year period. The Programme is organised conjointly by the University of Fribourg and the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch both in Switzerland, and is designed for professionals who work with children’s rights issues, including lawyers, psychologists, sociologists, judges, social workers, government officials, staff of non-governmental organisations, academics and journalists.
Deadline for application: 31 October 2010
The participation of students with different backgrounds and career-levels in an interactive learning environment helps foster exchanges at both theoretical and practical levels. Students who participated in the MCR programme are holding staff positions for national and international governmental and non-governmental organisations such as OHCHR, HCR, UNICEF, Human Rights Watch, Save the Children, BICE, national and regional administrations and academic institutions.
The next cycle will start in March 2011.