Many universities offer degrees concentrating on human rights. Many of these degrees have a focus on international human rights law, as well as international affairs. Many universities also offer human rights studies as a concentration within a degree such as anthropology or international affairs. These are some of the prominent universities with degrees or concentrations in human rights:
 
Graduate Programs
Center for Business and Human Rights at New York University Stern Business School
Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers’ Newark College of Arts and Sciences, University College – Newark
Centre for the Study of Human Rights at the London School of Economics
Communications and Social Justice at the University of Windsor
Conflict Studies and Human Rights at Universiteit Utrecht
Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs at American University’s School of International Service
Ethnic, Immigration, and Pluralism Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Human Rights and Cultural Diversity at the University of Essex
Human Rights & Equity Studies at York University
Human Rights Institute at Kean University
Human Rights & International Politics at the University of Glasgow
Human Rights and International Relations at the University of Roehampton
Human Rights Program at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna Institute of Law, Politics and DevelopmentHuman Rights Program at The University of Chicago
Human Rights Program at University College London’s Department of Political Science, School of Public Policy
Human Rights and Research at the University of Essex
Immigration and Settlement Studies at Ryerson University Yeates School of Graduate Studies
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Colombia University
International Crimes and Criminology at the University of Amsterdam
International Crime and Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
International Development at Humber
International Public Policy at the University of Waterloo’s Balsillie School of International Affairs
Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland, Galway
Master of Arts in Human Rights at the Addis Ababa University College of Law and Governance Studies
Master of Arts in Human Rights at the Central European University – Department of Legal Studies
Master of Arts in Human Security and Peacebuilding at Royal Roads University
Master of Arts Program in International Human Rights at the University of Denver – Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Regional Program) at The University of Sydney
Master in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action at the Paris School of International Affairs
Masters of Professional Studies in International Relations and Human Rights Auckland
Masters of Public Health in Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights Concentration at Boston University
Masters of Science in Global Leadership, School of Leadership and Professional Advancement at Duquesne University
Social Justice and Equity Studies at Brock University
Understanding and Securing Human Rights at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study
 
Law Schools
Australian Human Rights Centre at The University of New South Wales
Buffalo Human Rights Center at the University of Buffalo SUNY
Center for Human Rights at Trinity International University Law School
Center for Human Rights at the University of Iowa
The Center for Civil & Human Rights at the University of Notre Dame
Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law
The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University – Washington College of Law
Crowley Program in International Human Rights at the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice – Fordham Law School
Health and Human Rights Program at Georgetown Law School’s O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law
Human Rights and International Law LLM Program at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Rothberg International School
Human Rights Law and the University of Miami
Human Rights Law Program at Emory University
Human Rights LLM Programme at the University of Aberdeen
Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School
The Human Rights Program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Human Rights Program at St. Thomas University School of Law
Human Rights Program at the University of Minnesota Law School
Human Rights Program at the University of Virginia School of Law
International Human Rights Law Institute at Depaul University College of Law
International Human Rights Law Program at UCLA Law School
International Human Rights Law MA at The American University in Cairo
JD Certificate in International Human Rights Law at The John Marshall Law School
International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford
International Human Rights LLM Program at Northwestern University Law School
International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto
Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School
Program on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution at Tufts University The Fletcher School
Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy at the Northeastern University School of Law
Program in International Human Rights Law at Indiana University Robert H McKinney School of Law
Program in Refugee and Asylum Law at the University of Michigan Law School
Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights at the University of Cincinnati College of Law
 
PhD Programs
Center for the Study of Global Change, School of Global & International Studies PhD Minor in Human Rights at Indiana University Bloomington
Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York
Conflict, Transformation, and Management at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University South Africa
Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala Universitet
Department of Peace and Non-violence at Jain Vishwa Bharti Institute India
Development Studies at the University of Bradford
Diversity Management and Governance at Graz, Austria
Doctor of Education with a Minor in Conflict Resolution at Nova Southeastern University Abraham S. Fischler School of Education
Doctorado en Estudios Internacionales de Paz, Conflictos y Desarrolo at the Universitat Jaume Institut Interuniversitari de Desenvolupament social I Pau
Dynamics of Global Change Collaborative Doctoral Program at the University of Toronto
European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation
Global Governance at the University of Waterloo’s Balsillie School of International Affairs
Global Governance and Human Security, PhD at University of Massachusetts Boston
Government PHD at Georgetown University’s Georgetown College
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies PhD Program at the University of Washington
Human Rights Under Pressure – Ethics, Law and Politics
Human Rights at The University of Gothenburg School of Global Studies
The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies at Mahidol University Thailand
International Conflict Management PhD at Kennesaw State University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
International Development Phd Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning
International Peace and Conflict Resolution PhD at American University’s School of International Service
Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver
Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Cornell University
Justice Studies PhD Program at Arizona State University’s School of Social Transformation
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies PhD in Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame
National Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies at the University of Otago
Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Manitoba St. Paul College Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice
Peace Studies at the University of Bradford
Peace Studies at the University of New England, Australia
PhD and MLitt Degrees at Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
Political Science Program at Carleton University
Political Science PhD Program, Human Rights Track at Central European University, Hungary
The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Commonwealth Center for Excellence at George Mason University