Welcome to the Centre for Applied Human Rights, a unique teaching and research environment focused around the role of human rights defenders in the modern human rights system.
Postgraduate open day
Thursday 18 February, 12 - 2pm
- Postgraduate courses built around human rights practice
- Fieldwork in South Africa, Malaysia and the UK in our Masters courses
- MA, LLM and Postgraduate Certificate Programmes
- MPhil/PhD research degrees
- Distance learning and short course options available
Teaching draws on the international knowledge and experience of human rights defenders hosted at York.
Our Protective Fellowship Scheme makes a unique contribution in enhancing the sustainability of social activism.
Focused on applied research into:
- human rights defenders at risk
- refugee law and policy
- transitional justice and legal empowerment
- international development and the environment
Posted on Tuesday 9 February 2016
The YGRS wishes to remind departments about the Marshall Partnership Scholarship Scheme. These prestigious scholarships, awarded to citizens of the United States of America, are for graduate study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at specific UK universities, including the University of York.
Posted on Friday 5 February 2016
This research will be part of an exciting partnership between the Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR) and ActionAid focusing on rights-based development alternatives. A successful White Rose DTC ESRC Collaborative Studentship application means that CAHR is offering a full home/EU PhD scholarship in this field.
Read more about activities at CAHR in the summer 2015 edition of CAHRnews no: 4 (PDF , 752kb)
and in the Newsletter Archive.
Read more about CAHR's involvement in the University's research in Plotting a Research Path to Social Justice (PDF , 2,056kb)
MA in Applied Human Rights and LLM in International Human Rights Law & Practice students talk about their experiences of studying at CAHR.