The M. A. Program in Human Rights and Democracy provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in interdisciplinary human rights studies, with a specialization in the relation between human rights and democracy. The program examines the history, theoretical development and practical realization of norms pertaining to human rights and democracy. It provides students with a solid grounding in how these norms and the practical issues they stimulate are addressed especially within the fields of law, philosophy and politics as well as other social sciences. The program also offers students excellent possibilities to improve their transferable skills in areas like project planning and evaluation, problem-solving, professional writing and oral presentation.The program is an international program, organized on a two-year basis (120 higher education credits). The program, which is on a full time schedule, is accessible for both foreign and Swedish students and is taught on site in Bromma, Stockholm. The language of instruction is English.The program provides knowledge that is valuable in a number of different professional sectors where expertise in human rights and democracy is necessary, including national and international institutions, private companies and non-governmental organizations. The education is carried out in an international environment and provides students with opportunities to cultivate skills in intercultural communication. The education can also serve as preparation for doctoral studies in human rights and a number of related fields within the humanities and social sciences.The program leads to a Masters Degree (M. A.) in Human Rights with a focus on Human Rights and Democracy. The master's degree is obtained after the student has completed the course requirements for 120 higher education credits including a degree project on 30 higher education credits in the same subject and chosen profile.