University of Geneva, 24 June 2016

mas childrens rignts 2017 2018








We are very pleased to announce the Call for applications for the 2017-2018 cycle of the Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR), an interdisciplinary part-time postgraduate programme in children's rights.

Schedule and venues:

  • Module 1: Children’s rights studies, 6-10 February 2017, Valais Campus
  • Module 2: Interdisciplinary childhood studies, 15-19 May 2017, Valais Campus
  • Module 3: Children’s rights and International law, 18-22 September 2017, University of Geneva
  • Module 4: Child labour and education, 27 November-1 December 2017, Valais Campus
  • Module 5: Children’s rights and health, 12-16 March 2018, Valais Campus
  • Module 6: Children’s rights and criminal justice, 4-8 June 2018, University of Geneva
  • Module 7: Children’s rights and migration, 26-30 November 2018, Valais Campus

The MCR combines residential teaching and distance learning. It privileges both an international and an interdisciplinary approach to the study of children’s rights.

Learning objectives:

  • To acquire extended and specialised knowledge in children’s rights in their theoretical and practical dimensions;
  • To deepen understandings of the role of international instruments on children’s rights in the implementation and monitoring processes;
  • To develop critical thinking on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Application form can be filled directly online: Apply

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