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Erasmus+ Traineeship: Program Assistant


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The Vienna Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights at the University of Applied Arts Vienna was established in spring 2020 in reaction to present-day challenges generated by digitalization, globalization and neoliberalism. The Vienna Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights offers students an in-depth interdisciplinary education in the history, philosophy, politics, as well as legal dimension of the international human rights standards and their protection mechanisms by international organizations. The program also offers a practical applicability of artistic and cultural work in creating opportunities for promoting, protecting and implementing human rights. 


  • We are looking for 4 program assistants from diverse academic backgrounds, including but not limited to:  

- communication/management or related field, 

- law/political science/social sciences or related field, 

- visual/performing/multidisciplinary arts or related field. 

  • Great communication and writing skills in English (knowledge of other languages is a plus)
  • Strong interest in human rights 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, especially communication, flexibility, team player, creative, management and organization skills 
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) / Social Media / Zoom 

Applicants must be able to receive a scholarship through the Erasmus+ Traineeships programme of their university 


  • Administrative tasks: a wide variety of office support, monitoring and organizing file and library inventory, organizational support of various meetings, events, and trips 
  • Curricular support: provide feedback on the courses and lectures and create positive improvements in courses offered by the university program, provide technical seminar support, liaise between students/staff/lecturers 
  • Communicative support: managing the program’s social media presence, writing blogs, marketing 
  • Research support in the intersection of human rights and arts 
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