Robert Fellner


“The Vienna Master played an important role in helping me to transition into a human rights career. The masters is fast-paced, intense and an excellent preparation to become a human rights professional.”

Following his engagement as a lecturer at Ain Shams University in Cairo during the Egyptian Uprising in 2010-2012, Robert joined the second generation of the predecessor human rights program at the University of Vienna.

Robert worked as Global Education Technology Project Manager at the International Headquarters of Amnesty International in London until 2020. In this position, Robert led Amnesty’s global instructional design team delivering human rights education experiences across various online channels including Amnesty International’s Human Rights Academy and Harvard’s MOOC platform edX.

Robert is founder and CEO of the social enterprise Human Rights Careers (HRC), which aims to make human rights careers more accessible to everyone. Today Human Rights Careers reaches more than 250,000 readers every month.


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