Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".
Austria will expose students to a variety of this country's "outstanding" culture. Austria is an excellent study abroad choice for students with an interest in the German language.
Vienna is the capital city of Austria and has many facilities to match that status. Education centres are in excellent condition going to extent of having International schools such as American International School Vienna and International University Vienna.
The MA Science-Technology-Society trains students to contribute to a research-based critical understanding of the ever more important relations of science, technology, an
Knowledge and technologies are deeply intertwined with the ways we live in the world. How we communicate, move, work and care for our health – all this is constantly changing through new scientific and technological options. However, new techno-scientific possibilities also challenge existing value structures and ways of living, which leads to societal debates about risks, ethics, and social justice.
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At the same time, science and technology are not untouched by the social environment they are part of. Socio-economic expectations and broader imaginaries of techno-scientific futures are part and parcel of contemporary research cultures, and influence how knowledge is produced and innovations are made....
No philosophical idea has had a more profound impact on international relations and world politics than human rights. Within half a century since World War II and the Hol
Master of Arts in Human Rights
No philosophical idea has had a more profound impact on international relations and world politics than human rights. Within half a century since World War II and the Holocaust, human rights developed into the only universally accepted value system of our times. The recognition of states as democratic, developed and peace-loving nations today depends on their capacity and willingness to protect human rights. Long-term dictators and brutal military rulers are increasingly being ousted and held accountable for gross and systematic violations of human rights before international criminal tribunals. Even business corporations and international organisations are judged by their human rights performance. In post-conflict situations and transitions from totalitarian to democratic rule, human rights constitute an essential element of peace-building, development and good governance. Human rights open the doors to a better world for all....