LLM in International Human Rights

Baku State University

Program Description

LLM in International Human Rights

Baku State University

LLM in International Human Rights

This is a two-year master’s program at the Faculty of Law. The prerequisite for the course includes fluency in English and previous law degree. The students study in groups which are no more than 10–12 students each. Vast majority of the professors teaching at this program are graduates of leading European and American universities. The students in this program have the opportunity to study Human Rights in greater detail, to familiarize closely with such areas of Human Rights law as Law of Armed Conflicts, European System of Human Rights Protection, Rights of Refugees and Migrants, Children's Rights, Women's Rights, etc... The professors are using new syllabi for this course and apply modern interactive methods of teaching.

Required courses

• International Tribunals

• Refugees and Rights of Migrants

• European Convention on Human rights

• Human Rights and NGOs

• Humanitarian Law

• Current Issues in Human Rights

• Rights of Minorities

• Legal writing in English

Our University

Baku State University is known as a leader of educational institutions, has a rich history and today it is known as one of the most famous scientific and educational centers of Azerbaijan Republic. The University has been the center of thought and national thinking. Azerbaijan’s famous politician, Heydar Aliyev and thousands of well-known scientists, intellectuals, and outstanding diplomats graduated from this university.

According to the decree of our national leader Heydar Aliyev dated June 13, 2000, the university got the status of autonomy, and began to implement its activity on the basis of its own statute.
Today, Baku State University offers students 16 majors with 55 bachelors and 153 master degrees.

Every year, thousands of young people do their best to pass difficult competition, and enter Baku State University. The competition is 3 persons per place of the faculty; sometimes it reaches 10 persons per place of a certain faculty. Every year the president of Azerbaijan Republic awards the “presidential grant” to 40 of the 100 best entrants, for their high results in education on behalf of BSU. Recently, the university is made up of well prepared professionals in such new specialties as inspectorate of earth crust and ground structure, soil cadastre, German language, german literature etc. The University takes care of its students providing labs and auditoriums equipped with the necessary materials and technicial basis.

The main goal of the University is to train proffesionals with free and creative thinking based on democratic values.

In combination with paying attention to teaching the main specialities, the Universtiy does great work in teaching foreign languages. For this purpose more than 10 linguistic rooms based on new educational technologies are provided for students use. The University library has more than 2.5 million books, and its 12 reading rooms, 5 subscription departments systematically serve more than 15 thousand students and teachers.

Achieving progress in the educational sphere, the University also takes part in bringing up healthy and strong youth, by building a grandiose sport and health complex.

At the same time the University is the centre of 37 scientific research and teaching labs which cover not only natural but also humanitarian spheres Scientific Research Institute of Applied Mathematics and Scientific Research Institute of Physics Problems with more than 200 employees. Also taught here are disciplines such as refinements of Azeri language, its history and literature, genetics, nanotechnology, inventon of nanomaterials and a wide spectrum of other fields.

International Relations of the University grows broader everyday. Today BSU is a member of such authoritative associations and institutions as Association of Universtities of Eurasia, which consolidates most of universities of former USSR, Association of Universities of Caspian Sea StatesAssociation of Universities of Black Sea StatesAssosiation of European Universities. In 2002-2004 BSU led the Association of Universities of Black Sea Statesvery successfully. In addition, the University has bilateral agreements on scientific and technical cooperation, student-teacher exchange programs with Moscow State University Lomonosov’sMiddle Eeast Technical UniversityNice-Sofia Antipole UniversityIndiana University, Kiyev National UniversityVienna University and other universities and assosiations.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
Azerbaijan Baku
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