First Level Master's Diploma
Human Rights and Conflict Management
Human Rights and Conflict Management - XV edition
Non EU candidates:
- 1st round, July 4, 2016
- 2nd round, September 1, 2016
EU candidates: September 19, 2016
Non EU candidates – 2nd round: www.santannapisa.it/mhrcm/application/noneu
EU candidates: www.santannapisa.it/mhrcm/application/eu
The results of the 1st round of selection will be published on this website before the end of July
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.
Candidates looking for a professionalizing and mission/field oriented international master programme. The Master is a competitive programme open to a maximum of 28 candidates. 14 places out of 28 are meant for non EU candidates.
Training Objectives and Modules
The main educational goals of the Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management are as follows:
To train high-rank professionals who will work in design, management and monitoring positions within the programs and actions promoted by national, regional, international or non-governmental organisations, for the double purpose of protecting human rights and preventing, mitigating or solving conflicts.
To train professionals who will combine, in a dynamic, non-sequential way, critical knowledge and technical-operational skills as the key components of an extremely professional service in complex situations.
To train professionals who are aware of the mutual connections between the protection of human rights and conflict management, and who possess a sound juridical and methodological background and practical-operational skills in such areas.
To train professionals who, in the design and management of actions and in decision-making processes, will keep into account the historical, geopolitical, economic dimensions as well as the “gender” component and the complexity of the intercultural relations.
The methodology is characterized by a combination of theory and practice. There is ample use of advanced role-playing sessions, simulation exercises, and case study material.
The Master Programme offers 1 scholarship in memory of Gualtiero Fulcheri - former UN Assistant Secretary-General - covering the full tuition fee and to be awarded to the most deserving applicant. Depending on financial availability, reduced tuition fee might be offered to citizens from non-OECD countries who are eligible for a study visa for Italy.
Master’s Degree (I level) will be awarded in accordance with in accordance with art. 3 paragraph 8 of the Italian DM no. 270/2004 and art. 11 of MHRCM Call for Application.