There are many universities that already include subjects related to human rights that are available as courses or have specific undergraduate and graduate majors. Understanding the causes of poverty and studying its solutions is key to achieving its full eradication.

UVA has a Masters in International Development Cooperation aimed to educate and train experts in this area. Besides the UVA has an OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION, which manages the cooperation initiatives of the university community.

Fordham University

The report on Justice in Higher Education from the Fordham University Committee provides an overview of initiatives that advance the integration of faith and justice in the Jesuit tradition at Fordham. Besides, Fordham University and several Institutes and Centers promoting Human Rights and Poverty Alleviation issues such a Fordham center for Nonprofit Leaders or the Feerick Center for Social Justice.