Master's program
International Protection of Human Rights

40.04.01 - Jurisprudence
Type of study
2 years
Academic mobility option
Further studies at Ph.D. level
Study places available
Tuition fee-based
Program description
The programme is intended for lawyers, internationalists, political scientists and economists who wish to acquire professional legal competence in international law and the international protection of human rights.

Graduates will be in demand by international organizations (UN, UNESCO, WHO, ICRC), diplomatic institutions, NGOs, national legislative, executive and judicial authorities, universities, TNCs, ombudspersons' offices.

The main legal components of the programme are contemporary international law and international human rights law, special procedures, international human rights bodies and their practice.

Top reasons to study

The programme is implemented with the assistance of the inter-university Consortium with the support of UN OHCHR and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ensuring a high level of programme content and compliance with international and national standards
The infrastructure of SFEDU allows the programme to take advantage of digital technologies and the highly professional staff of several structural units (Faculty of Law, Institute of History and International Relations, Institute of Philology, Journalism and Intercultural Communications)

Training is provided in English and advanced study of English in the field of law is expected as part of the programme,
An interdisciplinary study of international law, international relations and professional English
Our partners
Consortium of Russian Universities Implementing the Joint Master's Programme «International Protection of Human Rights»

Regional delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross to the Russian Federation, Belarus and Moldova

Russian Foreign Ministry Office in Rostov-on-Don

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Rostov region
Research interests: international law, private international law, business and human rights, international law and sustainable development, international protection of vulnerable groups (children, women, persons with disabilities), regional human rights systems, Council of Europe developments and ECtHR practice, law and urban studies
h-index 10
PhD in law
Head of the International Law Department, SFEDU
Research interests: intellectual property, the international copyright agreements, protection works, author's rights, data protection, law and urban studies
h-index 4
International Law Department, SFEDU
Research interests: International law, International environmental law,
Codification of international environmental law
h-index 3
PhD in law
International Law Department, SFEDU

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