calls for applications for the XI Edition Master of Arts in “Human Rights and Conflict Management”
The Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa, Italy, is currently accepting applications for Master's in Human Rights and Crisis Management. Applications shall be submitted online at www.humanrights.sssup.it. Applications for admission by Non-EU citizens shall be sent no later than 17th September 2012.
Applications for admission by EU citizens shall be sent no later than 17th October 2012.
1 year post-graduate professionalizing programme
Language of instruction is English
Running from 14th January 2013 until Spring 2014
440 hours of classroom lectures (+ individual studying) 550 hours internship and final project work
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, Research Design and Academic 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 EUR (seven thousand two hundred fifty) 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.
For further details, please visit www.humanrights.sssup.it, or contact:
Master of Arts in “Human Rights and Conflict Management”
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Via Cardinale Maffi, 27 56126 Pisa - ITALY
Tel. ++39 050 882653/55
Fax ++39 050 882633