One of the M. A. Human Rights team’s key features is the impressive range of high-level academics, experts, and officials from different fields working at various institutions and organisations who teach in the programme, provide thesis supervision and share with students their insights into human rights practices and challenges.

Our team comprises of a core faculty based at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, most of whom have been part of the programme since its first cohort in 2014. The adjunct faculty members are external human rights experts. The coordination team is responsible for the day-to-day administrative activities.

Our students

In the FAU M.A. Human Rights Programme, you will not only be able to learn from our competent professors but also from our participants who are from all around the world. Our students come from different professional backgrounds and are passionate about a variety of causes and human rights aspects, further enriching the overall learning experience.

You can get further information about our students here.

In the map below, the states marked in blue show the diversity of countries our students originate from. As of 2022, we have had students from 60 countries, spanning all five continents.