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Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law

Specialized program in three essential areas of Law
Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law

Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law

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Student profile: New professional career opportunity for graduates of law, security and military disciplines, seeking greater specialization in the area of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.

Student profile: A professional knowledgeable of theoretical, legal, political and cultural practices and elements related to international human rights law.
The graduate must be able to get along -in terms of Human Rights- in different social practices: from teaching to the practice of politics and the judiciary, going through those related to the planning, formulation and execution of public policies, consultancy firms and practicing the profession.
The Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law promotes social sensitivity in all its graduates, citizen culture and the awareness that the best legitimacy of any democracy lies in the guarantee and protection of Human Rights and International Law.

Official Degree:Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law

Center responsible:School of Social Sciences

Branch of knowledge: Social Sciences

Total Credits:60 credits.
Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

Openings available: 30 in the classroom attendance mode
30 in the blended mode
75 in online mode

Academic year in which it was implemented: 2017-2018

Type of Education: Classroom Attendance / Blended / Online

Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation.

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Master's degree specialized in social practices such as teaching, politics and the judiciary

It is the first official program in Spain that trains the student in the field of operational law, combined with the other two fields that are used in the management of armed conflicts: International Law and Human Rights.

The Master's degree promotes rapid job integration in positions such as officials in international organizations, workers in international development cooperation and NGOs, lawyers and journalists specializing in corporate social responsibility, among others.

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It is an official degree, valid throughout the European Higher Education Area, and it allows access to doctoral programs.

Currently, there are over 25 armed conflicts active in the world, and it is estimated that over 400,000 children are participating as child soldiers, according to UNICEF. Experts in operational law, international humanitarian law and human rights are needed.

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Expert teaching staff, a mix of professionals and academics

Specialized program

New professional career opportunity for graduates in Law, Security and military disciplines, seeking a greater specialization in International Law.

Endorsed by the best

Garrigues Asociados, Écija Abogados, Santander, UNICEF or BBVA are some of the companies or institutions that endorse it.

A modality adapted to you

The possibility of studying this program online allows you to combine your personal and professional life with the educational process.

Curriculum


BOE No. 168, of July 12, 2018
All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set by current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment.
The student must take 60 credits


First Semester 30 ECTS

  • 6 ECTS | Multiculturalism, globalization and citizenship
  • 6 ECTS | Concept and guarantee of Human Rights
  • 6 ECTS | International Law of Human Rights and Operational Law
  • 6 ECTS | International Humanitarian Law and Operational Law
  • 6 ECTS | International Justice and Human Rights

Second Semester 30 ECTS

  • 6 ECTS | International Law of Armed Conflicts and Operational Law
  • 6 ECTS | The international order and the creation of international criminal tribunals. The International Criminal Court
  • 6 ECTS | International cooperation in the prevention, prosecution and punishment of international crimes
  • 6 ECTS | Professional internships
  • 6 ECTS | Final Research Project of the Master's degree

Legend:

  • Compulsory (48 ECTS)
  • Internships (6 ECTS)
  • End of Degree Project (6 ECTS)

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Employability


Career Opportunities

  • Civil servants of international organizations linked to the areas of human rights
  • NGO workers in the field of human rights, humanitarian aid or development cooperation, as well as advisory work to them.
  • Jurists who perform their professional work in transitional justice.
  • National public function at all levels (State, autonomous and local), in international cooperation for development, in addition to promoting development and social integration in our own societies.
  • Journalism professionals who wish to specialize in these subjects.
  • Advice to companies in corporate social responsibility.
  • Research and teaching in human rights, peace and sustainable development.

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Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law Presentation

The first official program in Spain to train students in operational law, combining International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights as tools for conflict management.

HENRRY VARGAS
Infantry Major, ERD (DEM) Dominican Rep.
alumni The experience was really rewarding. The faculty with whom we interacted had a commendable performance, they are all professionals of great academic prestige and with a great teaching vocation.
I greatly appreciate the work carried out by the academic coordination team of the master's degree, which attended to all the details and concerns, showed great enthusiasm and empathy, and always motivated us to comply with the academic requirements and the rigor demanded by Nebrija University.
HUGO QUINTERO
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
alumni The possibility of receiving academic training with colleagues from various nationalities and combining it with work was essential for me. I had the opportunity to meet professors with a great professional career in the 3 major areas of international management: International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law; it was a once in a lifetime experience.
Thank you, Antonio de Nebrija University.
JONASE CARPIO


alumni I have enjoyed studying for the Master's degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law at the Antonio Nebrija University; first-class professors with extensive experience in field exercise facilitate the learning process.
LUZ ZUZUNAGA


alumni Completing my studies in the Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law at such a prestigious university was a challenge; I had the opportunity to train simultaneously in areas of operational law as a guarantee basis for democratic governments and the conception of respect for fundamental rights in any setting.
MARIANA PAZ ZAMORA


alumni The program of academic excellence, the wonderful content adapted to the current situation of the three disciplines and the human warmth of the Academic Faculty, are benefits that allowed me to enjoy this pleasant experience.