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University of Antwerp Sustainable Development and Global Justice Scholarships 2019/2020

SUSTJUSTICE is a comprehensive teaching programme based on the research lines of the Law and Development Research Group. It builds upon four editions (2016-2019) of the Sustainable Development and Human Rights Programme (SUSTLAW). SUSTJUSTICE is embedded into the English Master of Laws (LLM) taught at the Faculty of Law of the University of Antwerp. The programme offers high quality teaching and l... read more

The University of Antwerp Law Faculty’s Law and Development Research Group runs a full-time post-graduate certificate programme on “Sustainable Development and Global Justice” (SUSTJUSTICE) from 10 February to 30 April 2020
The programme combines it's primary focus on law with a inter-disciplinary approach that takes into account the complex nature of the topic. Additionally, it brings together the knowledge and exptertise of the Global South and the Global North for a unique educational experience. SUSTJUSTICE is comprised of four compulsory courses: International Law and Sustainable Development, Human Rights and Global Justice, Law in Developing Countries and External Actors in Aid, Trade and Investment. In a period of 11 intensive weeks, the teaching combines theoretical insights in the classroom with practical assignments such as role-plays, negotiations, moot-courts and writing assignments such as policy briefs and short academic papers. This methodology is aimed at preparing the participants to be change-catalysts in their professional life and in their communities.

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Aim and Benefits

A limited number of scholarships have been awarded to successful applicants from VLIR-UOS list of developing countries for previous editions of the programme. The scholarships cover the programme fees, travel expenses, visa costs, insurance and an allowance (that cover accommodation and daily expenses).


List of Courses for Postgraduate Scholarship


Requirements for Postgraduate Scholarship Qualification

  1. SUSTJUSTICE is a post-graduate level programme and the completion of bachelor-level education is an entry requirement.
  2. Participants will be selected on the basis of their previous and current studies or practice(attesting to a basic knowledge of human rights and international law) as well as their demonstrated interest as attested by a personal statement of motivation addressing how they envisage the ITP to impact their professional life, career development as well as their current institution and the societies in which they live.
  3. The applicants will also be asked to provide a letter of recommendation from their current or former institution. Scholarship applicants should be employed at the time of selection and will be asked to provide a proof of employment and a letter from their current employer confirming re-integration in a professional context after the completion of the programme. 

Application Deadline

September 30, 2019 .


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to University of Antwerp on www.uantwerpen.be to apply
  1. Grant of scholarships for SUSTJUSTICE 2020 is subject to VLIR-UOS’s approval of the program. Confirmation of availability of scholarships can only be given after September 2019.
  2. The application form is available here.
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