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Human Rights and Education

This is an elective course in the Master´s programme in International and Comparative Education and The Master's Programme in Education with International and Comparative specialisation. It is also offered as a single course (module).

The course deals with tensions between citizenship education and human rights education in international and national contexts. Furthermore, universalism and cultural relativism are studied from historical as well as contemporary perspectives on human rights and education. The role of education for democracy and human rights are analyzed through international comparisons of theories, policies and practices.