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Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security

University of Malta

18 months
9666 EUR/year
9666 EUR/year
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Students who successfully complete this collaborative postgraduate programme earn two Masters degrees: MSc Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University and an MA Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security from the University of Malta.

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This dual degree program combines the faculties of two renowned educational institutions: George Mason’s Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution School, the oldest and largest programme of graduate conflict studies in the United States, and the University of Malta ’s recently established Centre for the Study and Practice of Conflict Resolution (CSPCR), whose main interests are, inter alia, conflict resolution practices, the relationship between conflict and human rights, as well as justice and security. The Carter School and CSPCR share teaching responsibilities in this program.

What you will learn

The Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security  programme aims to provide students with an array of theoretical and practical tools that will enable them to:

  • Carry on a systematic and ongoing study of the nature, origins, and types of conflicts,
  • Analyze the international relations and security scenarios of the Mediterranean region and in particular the nature, types and origins of the conflicts in this context,
  • Develop the requisite processes and conditions for the productive resolution of conflicts,
  • Apply the theories, skills, processes and techniques to empirical case-studies that will focus primarily on the Mediterranean.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Conflict Analysis and Resolution
  • Facilitations Skills
  • Negotiation
  • Human Rights and Conflict
  • Conflict Inquiry
  • Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue
  • Economic Issues and Conflict
  • Conflict, Religion and Reconciliation
  • Environmental Conflict and Resolution
  • Legal Systems and Conflict
  • Engaging Conflict
  • Politics, Conflict and Violence
  • Ethnic and Cultural Factors in Conflict Resolution
  • Conflict, Representation and Cultural Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a first cycle degree obtained with a Second Class Honours or better classification, or an equivalent classification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9666 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9666 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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