Application Process

Applicants have to complete the application form and have to attach copies of all documents listed below. If scanned and e-mailed, we accept only complete applications with all documents in one single pdf document in the following order:

  1. Application form
  2. Letter of motivation
  3. CV
  4. Academic transcripts including final grades1)
  5. Copy of your University Diploma1) OR proof of relevant work experience (5 years)
  6. Copy of valid passport 
  7. Excerpt of a few pages (2-10 pages) of an English paper (essay, academic paper, publication, etc. of any topic)
  8. Proof of English language proficiency (in case of non-native speakers who did not graduate from an English language programme)

    The following document is optional:
  9. Letter(s) of recommendation

1) All documents must be either in German or English and fully legalised/legalised by apostille. The type of legalisation depends on the country your documents were issued in. A list of the required legalisation types per country can be found here:


Please send your application in pdf format to 

Georges Younes
Programme Manager 


If you prefer to send your application by mail or courier service

Postal Address   
Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights
University of Vienna
Hörlgasse 6/8
1090 Vienna, Austria