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Calls for applications to participate as auditor in Master of Advanced Studies in Children's Rights (MCR) - Module 3 on Children's rights and international law

Within the framework of the Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR), a two year post-graduate training programme on children’s rights, organised conjointly by the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB), in Sion (Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), auditors are being accepted to participate at one or several modules of the programme.

Each module of the MAS in Children's Rights considers a specific theme.

Those accessible to the auditors address the following subjects: (2 – May 2013) Childhood studies and Childhood research methodology, (3 – September 2013) Children's rights and international law, (4 – December 2013) Child labour and education, (5 – March 2014) Children in contact with the law, (6 – June 2014) Children's rights in the context of health and in relation to migration.

The modules take place in Switzerland, alternately at the University of Fribourg and at IUKB in Sion/Bramois.  Supplementary information on the whole programme is also available on the website's programme

The MCR Module 3 on ‘Children’s rights and international law’ will be held at the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB), in Sion (Switzerland) from 23 to 27 September 2013. Via lectures and discussion groups, theories and practices on the General Principles will be studied from an interdisciplinary perspective. In addition to the regular MCR students, a maximum of five auditors will be accepted to participate at this module.

The fees to attend the MCR Module 3 as an auditor amount to 2.000 CHF (~ €1’650 – US$ 2’180) which does not include travel expenses, housing and meals. Applications are due before 10 September 2013.

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Tags: masters programme, children's rights
Published Aug. 23, 2013 11:36 AM