The Department of Theology sponsors this Ph.D. program with religious pluralism as a central focus. Students comparatively examine at least two major religions with respect to theology, ethics, and culture.
Faculty and students across Georgetown's schools and programs address human rights issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
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The Institute for the Study of International Migration and the Law Center co-sponsor this certificate program for Georgetown graduate students. Participants focus on topics including forced migration, human rights, and immigration law and policy, among others.
This certificate allows LL.M. students to attain knowledge in the field of human rights law on both a national and international level at Georgetown. This certificate is sponsored by the Law Center.
The International Women's Human Rights Clinic at the Law Center sponsors this two-year graduate fellowship to individuals interested in developing their skills as advocates and future law professors. Participants will supervise J.D. students and develop test case litigation, human rights reports, and legislation for use in African and sometimes other international and regional bodies.
This minor and certificate program is sponsored by the Center for Jewish Civilization at the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and is open to Georgetown undergraduates in the SFS, Georgetown College, McDonough School of Business, and School of Nursing and Health Studies. Participants are required to take courses devoted to Judaism and Jewish civilization and write a senior thesis.
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The Human Rights Institute houses research and teaching related to human rights at the Law Center and aims to help students engage with and develop key competencies in human rights law.