Visiting Scholar

Apply to contribute to the teaching of this programme

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Network with students and staff

Creating opportunities for further institutional networking and collaboration.

Take part in activities for engagement with students and staff.
Contribute to seminars/talks at the institution(s) for students and staff.
Conduct a short research project and write a report of the experiences and research during the time.

Act as a critical friend – interacting with and supporting students.

Be invited/encouraged to be present at the symposium for the presentation of student research in Roehampton in June each year.

Visiting Scholar Entry Requirements

Required English Language level (see below)
Professional/academic experience in the field of Human Rights with experience of formulating or critiquing policy and/or developing approaches to practice.

  • Qualifications related to Human Rights (either a doctorate or professorship)
  • Outstanding academic and/or professional experience and bring added value to delivery of EMHRPP.
  • Commitment to actively participate in activities of the programme.
  • Be willing and able to spend minimum two weeks and maximum three months in one or more partner HEIs
    on the programme.

English language qualifications

To follow this programme successfully (as a visiting scholar), you will need to be fluent in written and spoken English.

If you do not have any of the English Language Qualifications listed on either of the two leaflets below then you need to acquire a minimum English Language qualification of IELTS Level 6.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band or TOEFL IBT score of 89 overall (with no less than 17 Listening, 18 Reading, 20 Speaking and 17 Writing).

Equivalent alternatives will be considered and are listed on the leaflets. Any other alternatives not listed on the leaflets will not be considered.

  • English Language Qualification Guidance
  • International English Language Skills Information leaflet (PDF)
  • Erasmus Mundus Equivalent English Language Alternatives (Word)

To Apply as a visiting scholar please complete the online application form: link to the embedded form here.

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Read through the entry requirements below to make sure you are eligible. Follow the guidance notes and check list at the beginning of the application document before completing the application form. 

Please ensure that you attach all supporting documentation listed in the check list to to your application. If you are unable to send all of the documentation in one email please compress the documents into a Zip folder or send several emails marked clearly in the subject line (for example: Application for ..(NAME)….. Attachments Part 1, 2, 3 ).

Applications must be sent by email to and they will not be accepted if they are not received at this email address.

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