Welcome to the webpage of the Master's Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research! These pages will introduce the Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research -programme which is offered at the University of Tampere (UTA) and Åbo Akademi University in Vasa (ÅA).
At Åbo Akademi University in Vasa the coordinating department is the Developmental psychology within the Department of Social Sciences. The coordinating unit at the University of Tampere is the Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI) in cooperation with the School of Management and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.
The application round for the international Master´s Degree Programmes at Åbo Akademi University in Vasa.
Master's Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research provides interdisciplinary approaches to research on the complex issues of peace and conflict in the contemporary world. These approaches aim to facilitate the understanding of the deep roots of wars and conflicts as well as their short and long term consequences.
Master’s programme at Åbo Akademi University in Vasa concentrates on Developmental Psychology issues in the field of peace, mediation and conflict research. Master's programme at the University of Tampere offers interdisciplinary approaches to peace building, mediation and negotiation (Peace and Conflict Research,International Relations, Administrative Science, History, Psychology, Social Anthropology). A variety of approaches, procedures and methods are analyzed within the Programme. The programmes cooperate with each other.
The programme aims to prepare students for postgraduate studies, independent research work, as well as for professional activity of various types in society, ranging from interpersonal to international conflict situations. Read more.
Extent: 120 ECTS credits
Duration: two academic years