The University of Malta and George Mason University through the Centre for the Study and Practice of Conflict Resolution is delighted to offer funding for Maltese/EU student. The grant is available to follow the Dual M.A. Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security degree programme.
The main objective of this programme is to provide students with an array of theoretical and practical tools that will enable them to deal effectively with conflicts at the micro and macro levels. It also places a specific emphasis on the Mediterranean context as an area where these skills are particularly useful.
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The University of Malta is the highest teaching institution in Malta, it is publicly funded and is open to all those who have the requisite qualifications. Just over 11,000 students are currently pursuing studies at Foundation, Undergraduate, and Post-graduate level.
- Applications Deadline: June 1 , 2018
- Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue MA programme.
- Study Subject: The studentships are awarded to learn M.A. Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security degree programme which is offered as a dual degree programme with George Mason University, USA.
- Scholarship Award: The sponsorship will cover the tuition fees for the MA Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security degree programme which are currently set at EUR 14,500.
- Nationality: award is available to Maltese and EU citizens.
- Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
- Scholarshipcan be taken in Malta
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: award is available to Maltese and EU citizens.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
A recognised degree as deemed relevant by the Board of the Centre for the Study and Practice of Conflict Resolution. Given the multidisciplinary character of conflict resolution, students are expected to hold a first degree obtained with second class honours or equivalent, in any of the following subjects: sociology, anthropology, political science, law, International relations, human rights, development studies, diplomacy, psychology or languages.
English Language Proficiency. Applicants who have not studied in Malta are required to present an internationally recognised English Language Proficiency Certificate at the required level.
Ideal student profile
Applicants should be in possession of Maltese or EU nationality; have demonstrable academic ability and an interest in and commitment to conflict resolution. Prior experience in conflict resolution and/or related sectors will be considered an asset and a strong motivation to pursue postgraduate studies. The applicant should also have strong intercultural communication skills.
English Language Requirements: Applicants who have not studied in Malta are required to present an internationally recognised English Language Proficiency Certificate at the required level.
How to Apply: Interested parties may apply via email to cspcr-at-um.edu.mt, providing their curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and a letter of motivation where they explain why they are applying for this application and how their profile fits in with this application call. Applications will be received until 1 June 2018.