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About the course
The course includes independent theoretically oriented literature studies of the concept of Children’s best interests. It also includes studies of reports and articles describing the situation for children in the contemporary world, linked to migration, education, participation, development and non-discrimination.
Admission to the course requires a minimum of 60 approved credits with a certain progression in one of the following Major Subjects: European Studies, Human Rights, International Migration and Ethnic Relations, International Relations or Peace and Conflict Studies or similar.
University credits completed 100%
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