Course(s) Offered: Human rights, Conflict Mgt
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Country to Study in: Italy
The Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Pisa, Italy) announces the 2017 Call for Applications for the XV Edition of the Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management.
The Master 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.
The Master is a competitive programme open to a maximum of 28 candidates. 14 places out of 28 are meant for non EU candidates. The Master Programme offers scholarship in memory of Gualtiero Fulcheri - former UN Assistant Secretary-Genera.
You should apply if you are looking for a professionalizing and mission/field-oriented international master programme, as offered by the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, an example of academic excellence in training and research.
If your training needs include practical skills, besides relevant theoretical knowledge, as well as internship/field-experience with prestigious international organizations, this training programme is highly relevant for you.
Citizens of ALL countries (i.e. countries both inside and outside the EU)
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna - Pisa, Italy
Fields of study
The Master Programme is divided into two didactic modules, followed by an internship or field experience, and finally a presentation of the students' final dissertation:
The curriculum is strongly multidisciplinary and field oriented and includes courses in:
- International Law,
- International Humanitarian Law,
- International Human Rights Law,
- 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.
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.
Number of awards
The Master Programme offers one scholarship
The Programme will run from 12 January 2017 until 01 April 2018
The Master Programme scholarship covers the full tuition fee and is to be awarded to the most deserving applicant. Depending on financial availability, reduced tuition fee might be offered to citizens from non-OECD countries (i.e. developing countries) who are eligible for a study visa for Italy.
Method of Application
Applications shall be submitted online at the official website. You should download the Program Brochure, the Call for application EU candidates or the Call for application NON-EU candidates. It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete details and also to commence your application.
Applications for admission by non EU candidates shall be sent no later than July 4, 2016 (1st round of selection) or September 1, 2016 (2nd round of selection)
Applications for admission by EU candidates shall be sent no later than September 19, 2016.
The Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa is a special-statute public university located in Pisa, Italy, operating in the field of applied sciences. It is one of the three officially sanctioned special-statute universities in Italy i.e. it has 'university status', being part of the process of Superior Graduate Schools in Italy (Grandes écoles) or Scuola Superiore Universitaria.
Application Deadline: 4 Jul / 1 Sept / 19 Sept 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes
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