Call for Applications for the XIX Edition of the Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Pisa, Italy) - 2021
Applications shall be submitted online at www.humanrights.santannapisa.it
Deadline for the 1 st round of selection: 26 August 2020
Deadline for the 2ndround of selection: 21 October 2020
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.
The Programme is divided into two didactic modules, running between February and the end of July 2021, followed by an internship or field experience of min. 3 and max. 6 months, starting from August 2021, and a presentation of the students' final dissertation in spring 2022.
• 1 year post-graduate professionalizing and field-oriented programme.
• Interdisciplinary nature of the programme with a methodology characterized by a combination of theory and practice.
• Lecturers and trainers chosen among high level academics, diplomats, international organisations officers and NGOs activists, offering a wealth of both academic and field expertise.
• Mandatory internship/field experience in leading organisations working in the areas of human rights protection/promotion, conflict prevention/resolution, humanitarian assistance or development, either in the field or at Headquarters.
• Career service with specific sessions on career coaching.
• International and multicultural student environment.
Why should I apply?
You should apply if you are looking for a professionalizing and mission/field oriented international master programme offered by an institution with high academic standards in training and research. If your training needs include practical skills, besides relevant theoretical knowledge, as well as internship/field-experience with prestigious international organisations, this academic programme is surely the right choice for you.
The curriculum is strongly multidisciplinary and field oriented and includes courses in: International Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law, Geopolitics, 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.
The tuition fee for the full programme is 7.500 euros, payable in two installments. It covers the following: attendance costs and participation to field trips, didactic material (in electronic format), tutorship, lunch (on class and exam days), access to all facilities of the Scuola. It does not include accommodation costs in Pisa and during the internship, nor travel or visa-related costs.
An early bird discount is reserved for candidates applying for the first round of selection set on 26th August 2020. For early birds, the course fee is 6.500,00 euros.
A limited number of partial waivers will be made available to citizens of non-OECD countries who are eligible for release of a visa for Italy. Applicants may apply for the partial waiver by motivating their request in detail on their application.
For further details, please visit www.humanrights.santannapisa.it or contact:
Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Via Cardinale Maffi, 27 56126 Pisa - ITALY
Tel. +39 050 882653/55