The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa is a unique programme to which 25 - 30 individuals from African countries are admitted.
During an intensive one-year course, they are taught by eminent lecturers in the field of human rights and gain invaluable practical exposure. It is the only course of its kind in Africa.
The class of 2017 comprises of 27 students (15 women and 12 men) drawn from 18 countries in Africa. The students are from the following countries: Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
The class of 2017 is the seventeenth LLM/MPhil class since the inception of the programme in 2000.
The graduation ceremony will take place on 8 December 2017.