Dr Ben Saul part of successful bid for EC Grant

21 October 2008



Dr Ben Saul was part of the successful bid for the largest European Commission grant ever for the University of Sydney.


The 40-month grant, valued at Euro 1.498 million (approximately AU$2.5 million), is to develop a networked Asia-Pacific Master's program in Human Rights and Democratisation, to be delivered by the Faculty of Arts.


The grant involves four partner universities in Asia:

  • Kathmandu School of Law
  • University of Colombo
  • Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia
  • Mahidol University in Thailand


The project will start officially on January 1, 2009.


For further detals -  New human rights degree launched 

Contact: Greg Sherington

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