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Human Rights Concentration

  1. General Description:

      AUCA Liberal Arts Human Rights Concentration is the first and the only undergraduate program of its type in Central Asia offering US accredited degree through a partnership with Bard College. It is aimed at preparing young specialists with inter-disciplinary background in human rights to serve not only in Central Asian institutions but also at the global level. Being a student of Human Rights Concentration will allow you to discover the entirely new world of specialty via the prisms of law, history, politics, sociology, film, media anthropology, regional studies and other fields. The rapid development of human rights and the compelling need of the Kyrgyz and Central Asian community for the experts in this particular field would enable the graduates of the program to be of vital importance not only in their local communities but in the region as well. For details please visit Human Rights Concentration

  1. Program Content and Requirements:

The program is comprised of both required and elective courses. Below is a list of required core courses:

            Required Core Courses

level

credits

1.       Introduction to human rights (HR)

100

6

2.       Politics of Human Rights / Theory and Politics of Human Rights (ICP)

200

6

3.       International Human Rights law (IBL)

300

6

         Elective major courses – 7 courses

 

 

1.    International Humanitarian Law (IBL)

200

6

2.    International Criminal law (IBL)

200

6

3.    Public International Law I (IBL)

200

6

4.    Visual Legal Advocacy: Human Rights and Documentary Filmmaking (HR)

200

6

5.    Development Aid and Politics (ICP) / International Development: Donors, NGOs, Communities and Culture (ANT)

300

6

6.    Multicultural Societies: Religious and Social Conflicts in Europe (ES)

300

6

7.    European Law and Human Rights (ES)

300

6

8.    World trade organizations and human rights  (HR/IBL)

300

6

9.    Anthropology of Violence (ANT)

300

6

10.              Refugees law (HR/IBL)

300

6

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