The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria is an internationally recognised university-based institution combining academic excellence and effective activism to advance human rights, particularly in Africa.

Please select the programme/course for which you wish to apply, from the list below:

Deadline for submission of abstracts is 7 July 2022. 


Authors of selected abstracts will be notified on 15 July 2022.


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Applications for 2023: LLM/MPhil Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa (HRDA)

Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Last day to apply: 31 July 2022

You will be notified by the end of September 2022 whether your application was successful or not.


All the holders of non-South African Degree Certificates are required to evaluate their qualifications with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

* An asterisk(*) indicates that a field is mandatory. 

Applications for 2023: LLM International Trade and Investment Law in Africa (TILA)

Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Last day to apply: 30 June 2022

You will be notified by the end of September 2022 whether your application was successful or not.


All the holders of non-South African Degree Certificates are required to evaluate their qualifications with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

* An asterisk(*) indicates that a field is mandatory. 

Applications for 2023: LLM/MPhil Disability Rights in Africa (DRIA)

Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Last day to apply: 30 June 2022

You will be notified by the end of September 2022 whether your application was successful or not.


All the holders of non-South African Degree Certificates are required to evaluate their qualifications with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

* An asterisk(*) indicates that a field is mandatory. 

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