MA in Human Rights and
Transitional Justice
International Law - With all of your senses

Experience human rights and transitional justice by learning from the world’s leading figures of international law in the stimulating city of Jerusalem and gain the tools to become a professional in the field.

Curriculum Highlights

Over the course of the 1-year program, students will participate in developmental workshops and seminars.

Courses include:

  • International Humanitarian Law: Contemporary Challenges, Contemporary Conflicts
  • Human Dignity in Comparative Perspective
  • International Human Rights Law



Admission Requirements

1. A BA with an average of 85 and above, from a recognized university
2. A BA in political science, international relations or other academic disciplines related to the fields of human rights and transitional justice
3. English proficiency

Please note: Additional credentials and information may be requested from you upon admission.

Student Life at the Hebrew University

  • Be part of a welcoming community of students from over 100 countries
  • Courses are designed to offer a small group setting for more personalized education
  • Participate in international student associations and social forums
  • Network with professional alumni from around the world

Why the Hebrew University of Jerusalem?

  • As one of the top 100 universities in the world, we boast a faculty of world-renowned lecturers
  • Jerusalem offers a backdrop of diverse cultures, a vibrant social scene, and international landmarks
  • Located in the heart of the StartUp Nation, Jerusalem is filled with inspiring innovation and technological advancements