- Applications for admission by EU citizens shall be sent no later than 17th October 2012.
- The application deadline for the first round of selection of non-EU candidates is set on 2nd July 2012. The application deadline for the second round is set on 17th September 2012.
The Master of Arts in Human Rights and Conflict Management is designed to enable students from different cultures and backgrounds to attain a deep understanding of the linkages between human rights and conflict resolution theory and practice.
Through their coursework, participants in the programme will engage with the major concepts, themes, and debates within international peace and conflict studies, preparing themselves for work with NGOs, governments, aid agencies, the UN and other organizations where a deep understanding of these issues is critical.
The curriculum is strongly multidisciplinary and field oriented and includes courses in: International Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law, Geopolitics and regional issues in historical perspective, Philosophy of HR, Economic Development, Theories and Techniques of Conflict Management, International PK and PB operations, International HR Field operations, International Election Observation missions, International Humanitarian operations, International Project Development, Personal security, Preventive Medicine & First Aid, Essentials of Research and Writing, Career coaching.
The internship is meant to supplement the in-class training with a relevant hand-on experience, to be carried out with a renowned organization working in the areas of human rights protection/promotion, conflict prevention/resolution, humanitarian assistance or development, either in the field or at headquarters.
The tuition fee is 7.250 (seven thousand two hundred fifty) EUR and includes: attendance of all lectures, didactic material (mainly in electronic format), participation in seminars and field trips, tutorship & career counselling, access to the school’s library and computers, lunch on lesson/exam days. Travel, accommodation in Pisa and during the internship and any other expense are the responsibility of each participant.
The Master offers one scholarship, covering the full tuition fee, to be awarded to the most deserving applicant. Depending on financial availability, reduced tuition fees might be offered to citizens from non-OECD countries who are eligible for a study visa for Italy.
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