10:30Master of Arts in Human Rights and Conflict Management
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa, Italy, calls for applications for the VIII Edition Master of Arts in Human Rights and Conflict Management (a.y. 2009/2010).
Applications shall be submitted online at www.humanrights.sssup.it. In case of failure of the online application system, applications can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the relevant application form available on the MA website.
Applications for admission by EU citizens shall be sent no later than 1st October 2009.
The selection process of non-EU citizens will instead be held in two rounds. The application deadline for the first round of selection of non-EU candidates is set on 15th July 2009,while the application deadline for the second round is set on 15th September 2009.
We encourage applicants to apply in the first round, as space in the class may be limited by the second round. In addition, applying in the first round leaves more time for visa procedures.
1 year post-graduate professionalizing programme
Language of instruction is English
Running from 11th Jan 2010 till Feb-March 2011
440 hours of classroom lectures (+ individual studying)
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, 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 7 000 (seven thousand) Euros and includes: attendance of all lectures, didactic material, participation in seminars and field trips, tutorship & career counselling, access to the school's library and computers, lunch on lesson/exam days. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of each participant.
The Master offers one scholarship, covering the full tuition fee, to be awarded to the EU citizen with the highest score in the list of selected participants.
Depending on financial availability a limited number of scholarships will be made available to citizens from non-OECD countries who are eligible for release of a visa for Italy. They will be awarded on the basis of merit, and might cover part of the 7000 euros tuition fee, or the entire fee, or the fee plus some living expenses.
Depending on resources availability the Scuola might offer financial assistance towards internship expenses to participants who are citizens of EU countries.
For further details, please visit www.humanrights.sssup.it or contact:
Master of Arts in Human Rights and Conflict Management