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  • Studying human rights at St.Thomas has broadened my perspective. Living in Miami, a cultural melting pot, and having the chance to develop a network with students from all over the world is a unique opportunity that this program offers. It is wonderful to spend one year together with people who are planning to go out there and change the world to the better. Every Professor here is an expert in his/her field. It is not only the prestigious degree, but the experience we are collecting. I am sure I speak for all of us if I say, we won't be the same afterwards.

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    • Leyla Nikjou
    • Austria
  • The LL.M. Program in Intercultural Human Rights at St. Thomas University has been an unforgettable experience for me. This program gives the unique opportunity to meet and be taught by world-known scholars and intellectuals. It is a truly warm environment where professors and students come from all over the world to share their experiences. This program is designed to promote intellectual growth to students and increase awareness on a myriad number of human right issues.

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    • Elton Islamaj
    • Albania
  • How many times in one's life is a person afforded an opportunity to sit in a small room of people from all around the globe and participate in a discussion led by one of the leading global experts in that field? While these opportunities are surely afforded to only a small few, I am blessed to have this experience five times a week. This program allows students to gain a world perspective through educational opportunities, premier educators and a geographically diverse student body.

    In an age of tremendous technology our neighbors now live across the street as well as across the ocean. Our world is shrinking. In order to live in peace, the courtesies that we show to man next door must also be shown to the man across the sea. Many of the lessons taught through the Intercultural Human Rights LL.M. program could only be derived from the unique experience of discussing and debating with a true international body of classmates. One can learn about different cultural perspectives from a book, but through class discussions one truly comes to understand how complicated it is to be "neighborly" in a global society. However, it is in this discourse that we gain active practice today, in order to help find common ground and compromises for tomorrow.

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    • Allison Kranz
    • U.S.A.
  • The LL.M. Master of Law in Intercultural Human Rights offered by St. Thomas University is the most comprehensive in Human Rights Law in the country.  The selected topics, the quality of the professors, and the geographic diversity of the students made of this program, a rich experience for those who are interested in the protection of the human dignity.  This LL.M. has being designed to develop analytical tools to asses global issues implementing conventions, treaties and customary international law, in order understand how international matters affects the life of the state as well as the individuals.

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    • Brigitte Valbuena
    • Colombia