Objectives

Online-based Learning and Education

The International Master’s Degree in Conflictology presents an unique opportunity to professionals working within the framework of international and regional organizations, as well as governmental and non-governmental institutions to examine conflicts in all of their dimensions and to explore innovative approaches for their management, resolution and transformation, through a network of world-leading academics and experts.

The International Master’s Degree in Conflictology allows professionals working in conflict-prone environments to complement and enhance their knowledge and skills in the areas of conflict management, resolution and transformation.

At the end of the Master’s Degree, students are able to: 

  • Analyse the characteristics of conflicts at different levels (from the international to the interpersonal level).
  • Present key concepts and theories related to conflict management, resolution and transformation.
  • Assess approaches and techniques for the management, resolution and transformation of conflict and their application to real cases (at different levels).
  • Develop alternatives approaches and techniques – where appropriate.

The International Master’s Degree in Conflictology is a UOC Certified Master’s Degree (awarded according to the rules and regulations set by the Spanish education system), equivalent to 60 ECTS. Giving its specificity, it does not give general access to Doctoral studies (Ph.D. and similar). Validation of credits for access to such programmes can be requested from competent institutions. For more information, please visit our online page.

Student and Faculty Profile

The International Master’s Degree in Conflictology presents an unique opportunity to professionals working within the framework of international and regional organizations, as well as governmental and non-governmental institutions to examine conflicts in all of their dimensions and to explore innovative approaches for their management, resolution and transformation, through a network of world-leading academics and experts.

The International Master’s Degree in Conflictology and related qualifications are aimed at professionals(civilian, military and police) working in conflict-prone environments, within the framework of international and regional organizations (United Nations, African Union, European Union – among others), as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations. Additionally, the Master’s Degree and related qualifications are open to graduate students, young researchers and other academics interest in understanding conflicts and acquiring skills to address them. By choosing the International Master’s Degree in Conflictology, students gain access to a broad group of alumni spread across the world. Becoming a part of this community will be a valuable asset for a lifetime.

Our international faculty is composed of high level representatives from international and regional organizations, representatives from governmental and non-governmental organizations, world-leading academics and experts. UNITAR and UOC faculty brings intellectual diversity and different perspectives on conflict management, resolution and transformation to the virtual learning environment, creating a rich and challenging programme.

Admission Process

The International Master’s Degree in Conflictology presents an unique opportunity to professionals working within the framework of international and regional organizations, as well as governmental and non-governmental institutions to examine conflicts in all of their dimensions and to explore innovative approaches for their management, resolution and transformation, through a network of world-leading academics and experts.

The objective of the admission process is to select students with the greatest potential and who can make a significant contribution to the learning experience. We seek candidates who are dynamic, motivated, creative, and who have not only an excellent academic background and/or professional experience, but also offer the kind of interpersonal skills that will allow them to obtain the maximum benefits from the programme.

Other Qualifications

The International Master’s Degree in Conflictology presents an unique opportunity to professionals working within the framework of international and regional organizations, as well as governmental and non-governmental institutions to examine conflicts in all of their dimensions and to explore innovative approaches for their management, resolution and transformation, through a network of world-leading academics and experts.

Tuition Fees

The International Master’s Degree in Conflictology presents an unique opportunity to professionals working within the framework of international and regional organizations, as well as governmental and non-governmental institutions to examine conflicts in all of their dimensions and to explore innovative approaches for their management, resolution and transformation, through a network of world-leading academics and experts.

The registration fee for the International Master’s Degree in Conflictology amounts at 12’500 USD.

To foster diversity within the programmes, UNITAR and UOC award partial scholarships to talented students in need of financial aid based on merit, distinctive competencies and academic excellence. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must submit a letter in which they explain the reasons why they should be awarded the scholarship, as well as a copy of the last payslip.

UNITAR and UOC are also establishing agreements with financial institutions around the world to offer students attractive loan packages to finance tuition. Finally, UNITAR and UOC provide information on scholarship offered by external institutions, such as national or local governments, foundations, non-profit organizations or professional associations. Please note that these scholarships are dependent on third parties, therefore we encourage to apply as soon as possible.