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University of Pennsylvania Global Human Rights Certificate

University of Pennsylvania Human Rights Certificate

The University of Pennsylvania Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Studies in Global Human Rights provides you with an enriched perspective on the core international human rights documents, treaties, and mechanisms through cross-disciplinary and flexible coursework.

This certificate is ideal for advanced students in a variety of fields, as well as for teachers, researchers, the service professions, and law enforcement, military, public health, and governmental personnel.

About the Certificate

Logistics & Administration

Approved Courses


School of Law

Sarah Paoletti
Practice Professor of Law
Penn Carey Law School
3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.898.1097

Graduate School of Education

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher
Associate Director, IEDP Program
Graduate School of Education
3700 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.898.5004

School of Arts & Sciences

Eileen Doherty-Sil
Faculty Director - CAP, Lauder Institute 
Lauder-Fischer Hall, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6304
Phone: 215.746.2286

School of Medicine

Megan Doherty
Administrative Director
Center for Global Health
240 John Morgan Bldg, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6055
Phone: 215-898-0848

School of Social Policy

Joretha Bourjolly
Associate Dean for Inclusion
3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
Phone: 215.898.5524