Call for Applications for the XVII Edition of the Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management


Call for Applications for the XVII Edition of the Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Pisa, Italy) - 2019

 

Applications shall be submitted online at www.humanrights.santannapisa.it

 

Deadline for the 1st round of selection: 3 July 2018

Deadline for the 2nd round of selection: 18 September 2018

 

An early bird discount is reserved for candidates applying for the first round of selection set on 3rd July 2018. For early birds, the course fee is 6.500,00 euros.

 

Description:

 

The Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management is designed to provide students from different cultures and backgrounds with a deep understanding of the linkages between human rights and conflict management theory and practice. The curriculum, strongly field oriented, prepares participants for working with NGOs, governments, aid agencies, the UN system and regional organisations, also operating in the context of complex emergencies and joint operations.

 

Structure:

 

The Programme is divided into two didactic modules, running between mid January and the end of July 2019, followed by an internship or field experience of min. 3 and max. 6 months, starting from August 2019, and a presentation of the students' final dissertation in spring 2020.

 

Key facts:

 

• 1 year post-graduate professionalizing and field-oriented programme.

• Interdisciplinary nature of the programme with a methodology characterized by a combination of theory and practice.

• Lecturers and trainers chosen among high level academics, diplomats, international organisations officers and NGOs activists, offering a wealth of both academic and field expertise.

• Mandatory internship/field experience in leading organisations working in the areas of human rights protection/promotion, conflict prevention/resolution, humanitarian assistance or development, either in the field or at Headquarters.

• Career service with specific sessions on career coaching.

• International and multicultural student environment. 

 

Why should I apply?

 

You should apply if you are looking for a professionalizing and mission/field oriented international master programme offered by an institution with high academic standards in training and research. If your training needs includepractical skills, besides relevant theoretical knowledge, as well as internship/field-experience with prestigious international organisations, this academic programme is surely the right choice for you.

 

Curriculum:

 

The curriculum is strongly multidisciplinary and field oriented and includes courses in: International Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law, Geopolitics, HRs philosophical dimension, 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, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine & First Aid, Essentials of Research and Writing, Career coaching.

 

Internship:

 

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.

 

Tuition fee:

 

The tuition fee for the full programme is 7.500 euros, payable in two installments.  It covers the following: attendance costs and participation to field trips, didactic material (in electronic format), tutorship, lunch (on class and exam days), access to all facilities of the Scuola. It does not include accommodation costs in Pisa and during the internship, nor travel or visa-related costs.

 

An early bird discount is reserved for candidates applying for the first round of selection set on 3rd July 2018. For early birds, the course fee is 6.500,00 euros. 

 

A limited number of partial waivers will be made available to citizens of non-OECD countries who are eligible for release of a visa for Italy. Applicants may apply for the partial waiver by motivating their request in detail on their application.

 

Contact us

 

For further details, please visit www.humanrights.santannapisa.it or contact:

 

 

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Master in Human Rights & Conflict Management

Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

Via Cardinale Maffi 27

56126 Pisa - Italy

+39 050882655/53

humanrights@santannapisa.it

www.humanrights.santannapisa.it