Intercultural Conflict ManagementAlice Salomon Hochschule Berlin
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* An undergraduate degree preferably in one of the following disciplines: A. Social Sciences > Social Work - related to social justice, anti-discrimination and anti-racism; > Sociology - related to migration, inequity and marginalisation, social justice; > Political Science - related conflict, inter-state relations, inter-ethnic relations; > International Relations - related conflict, peace-keeping, inter-state relations; B. Law - related to human rights, international relations, conflict; C. Humanities and Cultural Sciences *Proficiency in English and computer competence. ...........
The M.A. programme is a response to the challenges of conflict, cultural diversity, forced and voluntary migration, violations of human rights and human exploitation. These issues have heightened tensions and social injustices for a growing number of individuals and groups at local, national and international levels. Thus there is an urgent need for professionals who can act effectively on issues of conflict management and social justice in multicultural contexts. Instruction on the M.A. programme is informed by principles and values reflecting an inclusive and people-centred approach with a goal toward social transformation and the realisation of human rights.
How is the MA-ICM programme designed?
This international programme is taught in English and is designed to bring students together from a variety of backgrounds and cultures to facilitate cross-cultural learning experiences. Students will be provided with an inter-disciplinary overview of the challenges facing multicultural societies and societies experiencing ethnic conflict. Students will develop comprehensive intercultural skills and the capacity to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment. The programme emphasizes self-knowledge and cultural awareness and develops students' practical skills in intercultural communication, mediation and conflict resolution and the application of human rights.
The programme takes three semesters to complete. Students are encouraged to reside in Berlin at least until the end of the attendance period during the 2nd semester.
Semester 1 and 2: Blended Learning
The Master of Arts in Intercultural Conflict Management programme consists of a mandatory attendance period* and an e-learning component* in the first two semesters.
> Semester 3: Supervised Self-Study
The third semester is dedicated to the research and writing of the Master's thesis. Students will be supervised by an acknowledged expert.
- If you need a visa for Germany, the closing date for submitting the complete application is February 15th, 2009.
- If you do NOT need a visa the closing date is the 15th of April 2009.
One year of practical (including internships and/or voluntary work) or professional experience in fields related to conflict, human rights, humanitarian aid, voluntary or forced migration, social work or relief work, teaching a relevant subject.