Admission Requirements

Applicants for admission to the Master program must have:

1. 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 marginalization, 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

  • History - related to conflict and international relations;
  • Geography - related to voluntary and forced migration, dispersion of populations;
  • Philosophy - related to ethics, world views and the logic of arguing and reasoning;
  • Psychology - related to human behaviors such as communication, conflict, identity;
  • Anthropology/Ethnology - related to ethnicity, culture and cultural diversity, human behavior, communication, identity;
  • Theology - related to world religions, world views, human behavior, communication, identity.

D. Other - if you are able to logically argue why you would favor to pursue a Master in Intercultural Conflict Management, although your previous studies are not related to this field, you may apply for the program.

Your previous academic studies should ideally amount to at least 180 ECTS. In case your Bachelor studies account for less ECTS, you will be required to obtain additional credit points prior to your graduation from the Master program.

2. 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.

3. Referees to be contacted by the Alice-Salomon-University such as university instructors or employers willing to support the candidate's application.

4. Proficiency in English and computer competence.

5. Motivation and interest to study Intercultural Conflict Management.

Application deadline 15th of May 2018

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