Call for Masters in Constitutional Law students

The Unesco Chair,“ Human Rights and Violence: Government and Governance,” invites students to develop" their thesis on "Forced displacement, restoration of broken social ties, and construction of public policies, from the bottom.”

In the context of the general topic, students are expected to propose specific issues to be researched, according to their interests and experiences. Below are some possible research topics:

– Forced displacement and transitional justice

– Overcoming, definitively, the unconstitutional state of affairs regarding the population in an internal forced displacement situation

– The guarantee of economic, social, and cultural rights of internal forced displacement victims

– Internal forced displacement and its impacts

– The different Justice perspectives in the face of internal forced displacement

– Restoration of the impacts caused by the internal forced displacement

– New forms of forced internal displacement and the policies to face it

– Internal forced displacement lessons applicable to the policies on inter-border forced displacement

– Discrimination against Venezuelan migrants as a result of the lack of public policies

– Refugees’ rights and their applicability in the case of Venezuelan migration


The Unesco Chair assigns each student a permanent tutor for advice and support throughout the research process. Additionally, he will offer the necessary training for research development.

Expected results:

– Development of a socio-legal research

– Development, presentation, and defense of a scientific paper of no more than 15,000 words (approximately 25 pages), equivalent to the graduating work. View the criteria here.

– Attendance to the 2019 Socio-Legal Research Seminar (dates to be determined, according to the project dates), organized by the CIPC.

-Attendance to the UNESCO Chair National Congress- 2019: October 10, 2019

– Students have the opportunity to publish an essay on their work in the online journal Investigare, provided the required standards have been met, including the thesis defense.


– Research proposal delivery (may be via email): March 29, 2019

– Publication of results: April 5, 2019

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