Message of the Head of the Department

Whether you are a graduate student interested in the field, a senior diplomat, government official, UN staff, civil society worker or citizen activist, I am glad this website and call for applications for our upcoming semesters has reached you. Hacettepe University's International MA in Peace & Conflict Studies is the first of what will be a series of international MAs and doctoral programmes designed for adult practitioners and professionals in the field.

Participants come from around the world and include adult lerners and experienced proffesionals. Faculty are selected from amongst the top experts, academics and professionals internationally and brought in for intensive week-long courses. In all senses of the word this is a truly global programme.

Yet the International MA in Peace & Conflict Studies is more than that. It has been created to help support, nurture and empower future leaders, professionals and change makers. To help you gain, deepen or further the knowledge, skills and expertise you need to truly make a difference - in your community, your country, and the world. This means that are commitment is not only to providing you with the highest quality possible educational experience, but to help empower you for the change you want to make.

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Havva Kök Arslan



MA in Peace and Conflict Studies

The goal of both the MA and Certificate in Peace & Conflict Studies Program is to develop your skills in critical thinking and to teach you to analyze conflicts, their underlying causes, and how to transform and manage them in a peaceful and ethical way. The program’s inter-disciplinary nature will enhance your ability to work in an academic manner while learning the necessary analytical skills for peace studies in the following areas: psychology, media, development, civil society, education, human rights, and more.

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