postgraduate

Master's degree in Human Rights

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Master in Human Rights at the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) is based on the training of professionals who have an impact on the enforceability of rights in a society that tends towards justice, peace and reconciliation among armed groups. For this reason, the professional will develop skills that allow him, from his field of action, the realization of the rights of victims of serious human rights violations. Likewise, he/she will have the necessary skills to facilitate transitional justice processes.

The program is a high-level training space oriented to promote a critical formation around Human Rights, analyzing the national and international normative framework for the defense and active intervention in processes of application and denial in this field.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 102080 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 016719 of December 27, 2019 and N.° 015316 of August 24, 2020, validity 7 years.

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DEGREE:

Magister in Human Rights

DURATION:

4 semesters (2 years)

MODALITY::

In-Person / In-Spanish

CAMPUS

Main Campus Bucaramanga

DEGREE:

Magister in Human Rights

DURATION:

4 semesters (2 years)

MODALITY:

In-Person / In-Spanish

CAMPUS:

Main Campus Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

The candidate for the Master in Human Rights at the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) is a professional with a national or foreign university degree in human rights, social sciences and related areas. Professionals from other fields of knowledge may also apply to the program, provided that they have a minimum of five years’ experience in teaching or in the defense and promotion of Human Rights.

GRADUATE

Profile

Our graduates stand out for their ability to interact harmoniously, based on their communication skills, with international bodies and multilateral organizations. Likewise, they stand out for their propositive, argumentative and investigative competencies in the promotion and defense of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law. They are professionals who actively intervene in the process of applying strategies aimed at respecting, promoting and defending fundamental rights, with the aim of fostering a democratic culture.

LABOR

Field

  • Member of interdisciplinary teams for the promotion and defense of fundamental rights.

  • Adviser or consultant on Human Rights to non-governmental organizations of the regional, national and international order and in multilateral agencies.

  • Adviser or consultant in state institutions that promote and protect human rights at the regional and national levels.

  • Adviser and consultant to define and implement public policies on human rights.

  • Facilitator or adviser on the political negotiation processes of the Colombian internal conflict.

APPLICANT

Profile

The candidate for the Master in Human Rights at the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) is a professional with a national or foreign university degree in human rights, social sciences and related areas. Professionals from other fields of knowledge may also apply to the program, provided that they have a minimum of five years’ experience in teaching or in the defense and promotion of Human Rights.

GRADUATE

Profile

Our graduates stand out for their ability to interact harmoniously, based on their communication skills, with international bodies and multilateral organizations. Likewise, they stand out for their propositive, argumentative and investigative competencies in the promotion and defense of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law. They are professionals who actively intervene in the process of applying strategies aimed at respecting, promoting and defending fundamental rights, with the aim of fostering a democratic culture.

LABOR

Field

  • Member of interdisciplinary teams for the promotion and defense of fundamental rights.
  • Adviser or consultant on Human Rights to non-governmental organizations of the regional, national and international order and in multilateral agencies.
  • Adviser or consultant in state institutions that promote and protect human rights at the regional and national levels.
  • Adviser and consultant to define and implement public policies on human rights.
  • Facilitator or adviser on the political negotiation processes of the Colombian internal conflict.

All
about
our
program

All
about
our
program

All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

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Code:  26702           Credits:    3  – Philosophy and History of Human Rights


Code:  26703           Credits:    3  – International Human Rights Law


Code:  26704           Credits:    3  – International Humanitarian Law


Code:  26705           Credits:    3  – Research Methodology in Human Rights

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Code:  26706           Credits:    3  – Universal Criminal Jurisdiction


Code:  26707           Credits:    2  – Human Rights in Colombia


Code:  26708           Credits:    2  – Truth and Historical Memory


Code:  26709           Credits:    3  – Conflicts and Peace Processes in Colombia


Code:  26710           Credits:    3  – Seminar on Application I

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Code:  26711           Credits:    5  – International Systems of Human Rights Protection


Code:  26712           Credits:    2  – Strategies in Human Rights


Code:  26713           Credits:    3  – Transitional Justice


Code:  26714           Credits:    3  – Seminar on Application II

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Code:  26715           Credits:    3  – Public Policies and Human Rights


Code:  26716           Credits:    2  – Reparation and Human Rights


Code:  26717           Credits:    3  – Human Rights and Forensic Science


Code:  26718           Credits:    5  – Degree Project

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Code:  26719           Credits:    3  – Constitutional Theory


Code:  26720           Credits:    3  – Human Rights and Gender Issues


Code:  26721           Credits:    3  – Environmental Protection


Code:  26722           Credits:    3  – Pedagogy of Human Rights

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

1st semester

2024

* Subject to demand

Registration opening

Registration closing

Knowledge test

Interview

Publication of results

Tuition Settlement

Tuition Payment

Legalization of enrollment

Classes begin

 

October 30, 2023

April 30, 2024

May 6, 2024

May 7, 2024

May 14, 2024

May 19, 2024

May 19-July 19, 2024

July 22, 2024

July 25, 2024

  

 

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language.
    • Notice 2: The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or any other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 3: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
 

  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

7 UVT – $329.455 COP

Tuition fees per semester

30 UVT – $1.411.950

Academic fees per semester

135 UVT – $6.353.775

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page “Start registration process” you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

1st semester

2024

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

Oct. 30, 2023

Registration deadline

Apr. 30, 2024

Knowledge test

May 6, 2024

Interviews

May 7, 2024

Publication of results

May 14, 2024

Tuition Settlement

May 19, 2024

Tuition Payment

May 19-July 19, 2024

Legalization of enrollment

Jul. 22, 2024

Classes start

Jul. 25, 2024

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language.
    • Notice 2: The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or any other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 3: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

70 UVT – $329.455 COP

Tuition fees per semester

30 UVT – $1.411.950 COP*

Academic fees per semester

135 UVT – $6.353.775 COP


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page “Start registration process” you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

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Faculty

Carlos Alfonso Peñaranda Molina

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Diego Hernando Hernández Velázquez

Master in Legal Hermeneutics and Law

Héctor Elías Hernández Velasco

Master in Legal Hermeneutics and Law

Javier Alejandro Acevedo Guerrero

Master in Law

Jackeline Granados Ferreira

Doctor of Laws

Jorge Andrey Cáceres Malagón

Master in Damage Law

María Isabel Afanador Contreras

Specialist in Criminal Law

Mónica Cortés Falla

Doctor of Private Law

Orlando Pardo Martínez

Doctor of Laws

Rocío Serrano Gómez

Master in Family Law

René Álvarez Orozco

Master in History

Research

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UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 calle 9 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio de Ciencias Humanas II, 9th floor

Master’s degree in Human Rights

Phone: 
+57 (607) 635 7822

Email:
maestriaddhh@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 calle 9 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio de Ciencias Humanas II, 9th floor

Master’s degree in Human Rights

Phone: 
+57 (607) 635 7822

Email:
maestriaddhh@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 calle 9 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio de Ciencias Humanas II, 9th floor

 

Master’s degree in Human Rights

Phone: 
+57 (607) 635 7822

Email:
maestriaddhh@uis.edu.co

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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