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Admission to MDP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research

Admission to MDP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research

The applicant applies directly to the Master’s Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research. Applicants to the Master’s degree programmes taught in English must always prove their knowledge of English language, and fulfill the general academic requirements.

Specific requirements
A three-year Bachelor, Master or equivalent diploma in the Humanities, Social Sciences or Behavioral Sciences (e.g. Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations, History, Anthropology, Psychology, Education or Administrative Sciences).

Student selection is made on the basis of application documents (including a CV and motivation letter). Successful students are selected to the programme from those applicants who fulfil the formal admission criteria. Relevance of former studies studies and the success in these, as well as the applicant’s motivation are carefully considered. Applicants are advised to explain their reasons for applying to this programme specifically. Work experience relevant to the programme or other merits and qualifications may be taken into account. Merits and qualifications should be clearly expressed in the motivation letter.

The applicants might be approached for a personal interview.

There is no entrance examination. Admission is granted on the basis of an application. Due to the high number of applicants, meeting the admission criteria is no guarantee for admission to the programme.

Updated 28.9.2020