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Lyon Catholic University (UCLy IDHL) Master 1- Freedoms Law - International and European Human Rights Law
Lyon Catholic University (UCLy IDHL)

Master 1- Freedoms Law - International and European Human Rights Law

Lyon, France

1 Years


Full time

20 May 2024

Sep 2024

EUR 2,340 / per year



The Master 1 aims to train lawyers in international and European law (EU and Council of Europe), with a specialization in the Law of Freedoms. It leads to deepening fundamental knowledge in international and European law, and prepares for further study more specialized in Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

  • 3 fields of legal study: International law, EU law, Council of Europe law
  • 1 area of excellence: The Law of Freedoms
  • 50 students maximum


  • High-level training in Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in both international and European law
  • Legal training, open to multidisciplinarity (anthropology, globalization, etc.) and professionalization
  • Training enriched with specific seminars: Bioethics and Human Rights, Religions and Human Rights, Minority Law, Humanitarian Law
  • Proximity to the UNESCO Chair "Memory, cultures and interculturality"
  • Training benefiting from a large network of professional partners, associations, international organizations (NGOs or IGOs)
  • French and foreign audiences
  • Great interactivity between the teaching team and the students


Recruitment level: Bac +3

Conditions of admission

  • On file
  • 2022/2023 applications from April 2022

Cost of training

The cost of training is between € 2,034 and € 6,780 depending on income


2021-2022: 48 students


Based on its 30-year network, the IDHL trains high-level executives who include:

  • the song
  • humanitarian, social or educational associations
  • international and regional human rights protection organizations
  • local authorities (town halls, departments, prefectures, etc.)
  • law firms specializing in the field of human rights (rights of foreigners, rights of refugees, rights of women, children, etc.) and within the boards of communication, expertise, project management, etc.


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