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Columbia University has a unique international reputation earned through decades of  training of human rights professionals, output of powerful and innovative research by faculty, and a commitment to the interdisciplinary study and practice of human rights. As the focal point for the study of human rights at Columbia, ISHR is committed to promoting exceptional education programs that draw on these strengths.

ISHR directly runs a Human Rights Studies master’s program at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a graduate certificate in human rights designed for M.A. and Ph.D. students enrolled in other graduate programs at Columbia University.


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