Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific)

The Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific) (MHRD) is a postgraduate degree program that seeks to develop the capacity of emerging leaders in the Asia Pacific region to protect and promote human rights. Scholarships (partially funded by the European Union) are available to support students from the Asia Pacific region to join this programme.

We are pleased to announce that as of 2016 the Institute for Peace and Human Rights Mahidol University (Thailand) will host the MHRD with regional partners:

  • University of Sydney (Australia) (Associates)
  • Gadjah Mada University (Indonesia)
  • Kathmandu School of Law (Nepal)
  • University of Colombo (Sri Lanka) and
  • Ateneo de Manila Law School (the Philippines)

Applications for the 2016 – 2017 study year and scholarship round are now open (semester commencing August 2016).

All inquiries regarding the degree program and scholarships should be directed to:
Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies,
Panyaphiphat Building,
Mahidol University, Salaya Campus,
999 Phuttamonthon 4 Rd, Nakhon Pathom
Thailand 73170.
Office Telephone: (66) 2-441-0813-5
Fax: (66) 2-441-0872-3
Office email: