THE COURSE IN BRIEF
CREDITS: 60 CFU (ECTS)
Keywords: CULTURAL PROPERTY PROTECTION - CULTURAL DIPLOMACY - CULTURAL HERITAGE - POST CONFLICT - POST DISASTER - ILLICIT TRAFFIC - EMERGENCY RESPONSE - HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE AND PROTECTION - CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT - DISASTER RISK PREPAREDNESS, MANAGEMENT AND REDUCTION - STABILIZATION, PEACEBUILDING AND RECOVERY - GLOBAL STABILITY
Duration: One Year
Assisted distance learning phase: 8th January 2024 – 29th January 2024
On campus phase: 5th February 2024 – 22nd May 2024
Individual study and project preparation: 23rd May 2024 - December 2024
STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION
Why this course
The importance and the role of culture in crisis and post crisis scenarios has relevantly raised in the recent years, due to the emerging of new forms of conflicts and to the intensification of disasters.
The Program aims to prepare a future generation of professionals with a multidisciplinary background and advanced expertise in the protection of cultural property in time of crisis and, more widely, in the role of culture for addressing the social and economic recovery of affected areas and communities.
Period and Venue
The Program will be held from January 2024 to December 2024. Lectures during the on campus phases in Turin will be held at the Italian Army Education and Training Command and School of Applied Military Studies (Comando per la formazione e Scuola di Applicazione dell'Esercito Italiano), in the historic and still active barracks in Palazzo dell'Arsenale, Via Arsenale 22, Torino.
Who can apply
Designed for graduates of all disciplines, the Program provides the tools to work in field operations in armed conflits or disasters scenarios and in the post conflict or post disaster recovery and reconciliation process. The minimum admission requirement is an Undergraduate degree - First cycle degree - Bachelor level degree.
Essential requirement: fluency in written and spoken English.
All activities will be in English.
Tuition fee & scholarship
The tuition fee is of 5.000,00 Euro.
The Master Course has a number of scholarships available that can cover all or part of the tuition fees.
Application and deadlines
Deadline for requesting Scholarships (partial or total): September 30th 2023 until 15.00 CET.
Deadline for submitting the application to the Course: October 31st 2023 until 15.00 CET.
The application is NOT binding, but it is necessary to be admtted to the selection.
The Program is worth a total of 60 credits (CFU - Crediti Formativi Universitari), for a total amount of 1.500 hours, divided as follows:
- 388 hours of on-campus lectures and distance learning
- 1112 hours of individual study and project preparation.
All activities will be in English.
Exams and certifications
Upon successful completion of aforementioned requirements, the participants will be awarded a first level Specializing Master's Diploma in "Cultural Property Protection in Crisis Response" from the University of Turin (see the scheme of the Italian Education System).
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE AND FACULTY
The Program is developed thanks to the contribution of numerous experts and teachers in the fields of International Law, Economics, Politcs, Sociology, Project Management and Information Management, together with various lecturers and practitioners from International Agencies, Military Forces and NGOs.
Here below find some testimonies about the course by former Master's participants.
Partners and Collaborations
The Program is organized by the Interdepartmental University School for Strategic Sciences (SUISS) of the University of Turin, in collaboration with several partners.
Read below some articles about the Program.