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Programme aims

Second cycle graduates shall:

- be able to contribute to the definitionand formulation of development support policies and strategies, particularly inthe field of the promotion of human rights and the cultural heritage, withparticular focus on intercultural issues;

- possess the skills to manage migrationand development programmes;

- be able to cooperate in co-developmentprogrammes;

- be able to manage cultural heritageprotection projects;

- be able to design and manage development aidprogrammes and projects within international cooperation;

- hold advanced skills in the protection ofhuman rights and adequate knowledge of the tools used to apply the human rightsbased approach to the design, programming and monitoring of internationalcooperation and human rights protection projects;

- hold specialist knowledge allowing themto work for national and international bodies in cooperation programmes, basedon the specific understanding of their organisation and operation, in publicand private fields.

Moreover, within the broader field ofdevelopment cooperation, this 2nd cycle degree programme is particularlyoriented to the protection of the rights of excluded and marginalised personsand those whose rights are exposed to the risk of violation of their culturalheritage, with an intercultural perspective; this issue, now of worldwideimportance, is no longer linked solely to the practice of protection andconservation, but is recognised as an economic-social resource of primaryimportance, both in its tangible version (cities and landscapes) and intangibleversion (languages, thought systems, cultural codes).

The programme offers solidinterdisciplinary and vocational grounding to students wishing to work in thefield of international development cooperation, particularly in public andprivate programmes focusing on human rights and the natural and culturalheritage. The first year aims to provide theoretical grounding permittingstudents to formulate and/or manage development cooperation projects.Particular attention is paid to the historical and geopolitical dynamicsbetween the European Union, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, andthe countries of East Asia, as well as in the Euro-Mediterranean region.Vocational workshops are also run by social partners. At the end of the firstyear of the programme, students will select an internship project which may belinked to research work for the production of the final dissertation, while thesecond year focuses not only on the internship and the dissertation, but alsoon the further study and practical use of the knowledge acquired.

Knowledge required for access

Admittance to the second cycle degreecourse depends on the candidate's having the default curricular requirements,including a knowledge of English of at least level B2 and evaluation that thesame has adequate personal qualifications.

To attend the International Cooperation onHuman Rights and Intercultural Heritage second cycle degree course, candidatesneed to have acquired knowledge in the legal disciplines, prevalently publiclaw, or economic-political or political-economic disciplines, or historicalknowledge is requirement, prevalently contemporary or modern history, or in thegeographical or anthropological-cultural disciplines.