Commentaire sur Master of Arts in International Affairs, Conflict Resolution, and Civil Society Development - Présentiel - 7ème - Palais-Bourbon - Paris
The joint Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA) is a unique and dynamic graduate program that provides students with: A dual American and European Master's degree. A global network to launch a career in the NGO sector or with an international institution, national government or multinational corporation. A professional level of competence in written and spoken French.
Bachelors degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 Capacity to follow graduate level courses in French and English Original, official transcripts form all universities and colleges attended Form 1 – Candidate’s Information Form 2 – Faculty Recommendation printed on university letterhead Form 3 – Faculty Recommendation printed on university letterhead Please include an essay of approximately 500 words (in English), indicating (1) what undergraduate research and/or professional work you have conducted in the fields of international affairs, conflict resolution or NGO management, (2) your reasons for applying to the program and (3) your career objectives. Dissertation Statement: All students will be required to do field research and complete a dissertation of approximately 15,000 words. Please outline (in a maximum of 250 words) your proposed topic of research. Candidate’s CV or Resume The €50 application fee. The application fee must accompany the application.
Master of Arts in International Affairs, Conflict Resolution, and Civil Society Development
MA candidates will find in this program a balance between solid intellectual preparation in the social sciences and hands-on professional training with international experts in conflict management and civil society development.
MA candidates will demonstrate the capacity to take courses in both English and French, and to conduct negotiations and debates in both languages. They will take part in the broader international community created by this bridge built between the AUP and ICP campus.
MA recipients will acquire the necessary skills in cultural translation and conflict negotiation required to succeed in two different educational systems with distinct traditions and evaluative and teaching methods.
MA recipients will manifest intellectual autonomy; participate in contemporary culture; and they will demonstrate imagination and openness to new experiences, as well as the flexibility to think across disciplines and transfer skills between areas of expertise.
MA recipients will demonstrate both the willingness and the expertise to contribute fulsomely to civil society and intellectual life via participation in the extensive opportunities for debate, conference attendance, and cultural events on both campuses.
MA recipients will be autonomous producers of knowledge, informed decision-makers and skilled facilitators of conflict resolution