Joint Programme In the EMA,geographical mobility is 100% starting with the first semester that is taught in Venice. During the first semester, students also have the chance to spend a week in Kosovo, where they will experience the human rights and democratisation scenario in a post-conflict country. During the second semester, students work on their research project at one of the 27 participating European universities. They are required to spend this time out of their home country. Destinations include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, United Kingdom. Further information: Alliances In addition to the academic institutions that form part of the network, the most prestigious allies of the EMA include the European Union, Italian national and local authorities, international human rights and democratisation institutions and non-governmental organisations. The EMA is financed by the European Union through the EIDHR, European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights. The programme is also backed by the Venice City Council and the Veneto Region. The EMA has alliances with the following organisations: UNESCO, UNDP, Venice Biennale, Council of Europe, OSCE, GTZ, CICR, Human Rights Watch, International Commission of Jurists, IRCT.