Human Rights

Short Term Programs

In the Footsteps of Refugees – Vietnam and Indonesia

  • Winter Program | ATS3208 | 12 points
  • All program and tuition fees paid to Monash
  • $2000 New Colombo Plan Scholarships available
  • $1000 Global Engagement Scholarships available
  • Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship available

Seeking Justice: South Africa and Rwanda

Human rights in the criminal justice sphere – Italy

Cultural intelligence: Building competencies for global leadership – Italy

State sovereignty, human rights, and the responsibility to protect

Exchange

University of Essex – England

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • The Human Rights Centre is one of the earliest established academic human rights centres in the world and a leader in interdisciplinary study of human rights theory and practice
  • A list of undergraduate courses are available here; search under Government, Philosophy and Sociology departments.
  • Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship available

University College Utrecht – The Netherlands 

Non Monash Programs

Empowering Women in the 21st Century – Portugal

  • Summer | 6 points
  • Offered by University Institute of Lisbon in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Discuss women’s contributions to politics, economics and education
  • Site visits include international agencies and an NGO.
  • For more information about the application process, please click here
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas

Comparative Indigenous Studies in the USA – USA

  • Summer | 6 points
  • Offered by Fort Lewis College in Colorado, United States
  • Study historic and contemporary U.S. policies shaping and impacting tribal sovereignty, governance and the ability to self-govern in the United States
  • Site visits include a visit to the Mesa Verde National Monument as well as participating in Indigenous arts, crafts and food preparation
  • For more information about the application process, please click here
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas

Immigrants, Human Rights and Society: Mexico as a Migration Case Study – Mexico

  • Summer or winter | 6 points
  • Offered by Universidad La Salle in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Study Mexico’s unique position as a key geographical pathway in relation to migration movements
  • Site visits are to migrant shelters, NGO hostel and a walk of the migrant trail
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas
  • For more information about the application process, please click here
  • Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship available

Border Crossings: European and North American Responses to the Current Migration Crisis – Portugal

  • Winter | 6 points
  • Offered by the University Institute of Lisbon in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Tackles sensitive issues from international perspectives that are constantly evolving
  • Includes visits to a human rights NGO, Portuguese military premise and the Lisbon Historical Centre
  • For more information about the application process, please click here
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas

International Relations and Politics in the EU: Peace, Conflict and Human Rights – The Netherlands

  • Summer | 6 points
  • Offered by Maastricht University
  • Develop an awareness and understanding of the legal and political landscape of the EU
  • Site visits include the NATO Headquarters in Brussels and The International Court of Justice in The Hague
  • For more information about the application process, please click here
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas
  • Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship available