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Masters of Advanced Studies

MAS Mediation in Peace Processes (MAS ETH MPP)

Art: Masterprogramm
Inhalt: The MAS ETH Mediation in Peace Processes (MAS ETH MPP) aims to prepare the next generation of mediators to work effectively in peace processes. It focuses on developing the competency of technical mediation experts. The program is multi-disciplinary, and combines a strong academic grounding with an explicit practitioner orientation.
The balance in the curriculum is based on the logic of mediation that conflict parties decide together on the content of a peace agreement, and the mediator assists them by shaping the process. Both content (the substance of the negotiations, e.g. security, political power, justice, socio-economic issues, religion, environment) and the process (how the negotiation process is structured and facilitated) are equally important in a mediation process.
The MAS will use a combination of the following teaching forms: lectures, exercises, self-study, group/team work, case studies, flipped classrooms, written work, oral presentations, role plays, integrated simulations, interactive exercises, and blended learning.
Ziele: The goal is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge, skills, and techniques to effectively mediate violent political conflicts. Participants gain knowledge of the theory and practice of mediation in peace processes and internalize the necessary skills and techniques of mediation (communication, relationship-building, process design).
Berufliche Perspektiven: Career perspectives of an MAS graduate include getting a job in a formal track one mediation team, working in a conflict context where there is no formal mediator, or being engaged in mediation support in a foreign ministry, the UN, a regional organization, university, think tank or NGO.
Programmstruktur: 6 modules, spread over 2 years. This time is divided between face to face modules, self-study and two written papers. The six modules of 2-3 weeks each consist of: 1) conflict analysis and basic skills for mediators, 2) negotiation and mediation theory and methods, 3) mediation content in theory and practice, 4) mediation process design, 5) mediation skills and tools, 6) mediation simulation.
Zielpublikum: Mediators who work: in formal track one mediation teams led by a chief mediator; in conflict contexts where there is no formal track one mediator; in mediation support units; in research and policy organizations and seek to link mediation practice and research.
Voraussetzung: The MAS targets people holding a master's degree acknowledged by ETH or equivalent educational qualifications. Additional programme selection criteria include: career perspectives; professional experience in mediation, peace processes or the political negotiation of violent conflict and English language competency.
Sprachanforderung: English: C1 - Show proficiency scales
Unterrichtssprachen: English: 100 %  
Trägerschaft: ETH Zurich, D-GESS, Center for Security Studies (CSS)
Studienleitung: Prof. Dr. A . Wenger (Programme Director) Prof. Dr. L.E. Cederman (Deputy Programme Director)
Studienbeginn: November 2017
Studiendauer: 2 years part-time, 1 800 hours
Studienort: ETH Zurich
Kosten: CHF 55 000 for the entire programme (ca. CHF 16 000 should be calculated for food and accommodation for the face-to-face modules for those who do not live in Zurich).
Abmeldegebühr: 30 days or more after admission CHF 10 000
Abschluss: Master of Advanced Studies with the title 'MAS ETH Mediation in Peace Processes' (MAS ETH MPP)
Kreditpunkte: 60 ECTS credits
Anmeldefrist: 1 February - 31 July 2017 (late applications may be accepted upon request until 20 September 2017)
Information: ETH Zürich, Prof. Dr. Andreas Wenger, Director of the Center for Security Studies (CSS), Tel: +41 44 632 40 25
E-Mail: masmediation@ethz.ch
Anmeldung: ETH Zurich, Centre for Continuing Education, HG E 18.1, Rämistr. 101, 8092 Zurich, Tel. +41 44 632 56 59, info@zfw.ethz.ch
Zusätzliche Anmeldeunterlagen: Besides your letter of motivation and C.V., please provide any additional documents related to your work experience of mediation in peace processes and career perspectives in this field (e.g. recommendation letters, institutional career pathways), if these are available. Please also clarify if you are being sent by an organization (e.g. MFA) and indicate how you plan to be mentored (e.g. by the foreign ministry sending you, the UN, a regional organization, NGO, or another entity with mediation expertise) in your mediation work during and after the programme.
Weitere Informationen: Links und Downloads
Website des Angebots: http://www.mas-mediation.ethz.ch/
Online-Anmeldung: http://www.ethz.ch/en/studies/continuing-education/application-and-studies/application-MAS-MBA.html
Wegleitung: https://www.ethz.ch/content/dam/ethz/special-interest/gess/cis/center-for-securities-studies/pdfs/MAS_Brochure.pdf
 
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26.06.2017
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