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The Master's Curriculum 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, regional organisations and other institutions where a deep understanding of these issues is critical.

The Curriculum

Module I:

  • International Law

  • UN Human Rights standards and mechanisms

  • Regional Human Rights standards and mechanisms

  • International Humanitarian Law

  • Theories and Techniques of conflict management I

  • Conflict Studies

  • Philosophical perspectives on Human Rights

  • Developing personal skills I

Module II:

  • Business and Human Rights

  • International PK and PB Operations

  • International Humanitarian Operations

  • International HR Field Operations

  • International Criminal Law

  • Migration Law

  • International Election Observation Missions

  • Theories and Techniques of Conflict Management II

  • International Project Development

  • Developing personal skills II

  • Selected Issues of Human Rights and Conflict Management