48 months
Duration
62570 USD/year
62570 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Undergraduate Human Rights program at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights of Columbia University engages students in this dynamic and evolving field and enhances their knowledge, skills, and commitment to human rights.

Overview

About the programme

Human rights are central to contemporary understandings of justice and equality and have crucial bearing on the ability to assess and respond to emerging technological, economic, social, cultural, and political issues.

The Human Rights program at Columbia University offers a major and a concentration in human rights, provides students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and explore their interests in human rights outside the classroom, and works to strengthen and support the undergraduate human rights community on campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Rights: Research Methods
  •  Social Media and Human Rights: Actors, Advocacy and Analytics
  • Socio-economic Rights
  • Human Rights in the Anthropocene
  • Human Rights and Urban Public Space

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Columbia University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Autobiographical information
  • Lists and descriptions of a student’s achievements, activities, employment and summer activities
  • Personal essay
  • An official high school transcript from all high schools attended
  • One high school counselor’s recommendation and school profile
  • The completed Mid-Year Report
  • SAT or ACT
  • Applicants may self-report their scores
  • English proficiency examination score (if necessary)
  • These recommendations must come from teachers who taught you in academic disciplines
  • For engineering applicants, one must come from a math or science teacher

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    62570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31285 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    62570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31285 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Human Rights
-
Columbia University

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!