The International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation (MA in Public Policy) bosts a diverse student body. Explore where past and present students hail from:
- MA in one academic year (3 semesters)
- Taught in English
Emphasis on practical skills, case studies, and field experiences
Elite professors from around the world
International students from diverse backgrounds
The International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation (MA in Public Policy) is a one year interdisciplinary MA program taught in English with an optional thesis track. Students graduate with a Master of Arts in Public Policy - Conflict Resolution and Mediation. The program provides students with tools for effective analysis, negotiation strategies, and conflict resolution frameworks in the international arena. Students also earn a certificate issued by Tel Aviv University for completing the program’s workshop in International Mediation.
The International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation (MA in Public Policy) was launched as an English language program in 2009, based on the existing Hebrew language program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation which was established in 2003. This program took a unique interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of conflict theory and practise looking at the spectrum of conflict situations around the world.
Both the English and Hebrew programs are in partnership with The Tel Aviv University Center for Mediation. The Center was founded with the objective of providing professional mediation services to individuals, organizations, and communities while basing its practices on theoretical and practical academic research. In addition, the Center is a database, accumulating the knowledge and accomplishments made in this field in Israel and the world. For more information on the Center, please click here (website in Hebrew only).
Comprising over 20 percent of Tel Aviv University's student enrollment, the Faculty of Social Science is the most heterogeneous faculty, with links to such diverse areas as neurosciences (cognitive and biopsychology), mathematics (economic theory), cultural studies (anthropology), and philosophy (political thought). Under the broad umbrella of social sciences scholars at Tel Aviv University study such varied topics as comparative political institutions; international relations; immigration and social rights; risk and decision making; markets and contracts; the effect of electronic media and its regulation; sustainable growth; work and organizations; stress and its regulation; perception and memory.
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Middle Eastern history, strategic studies, and the search for peace are central concerns for Tel Aviv University researchers. Its scholars are putting their expertise to work for the peace process, participating in Israel's delegations to the peace talks, and in joint projects with colleagues from neighboring countries.
As evidenced by the 56 Israel Prize Laureates who have been associated with Tel Aviv University, TAU prioritizes academic excellence, innovation, and creativity, while constantly striving to advance and internalize moral values and justice in Israel.
The best students in Israel seek to gain an education and a profession at TAU and to enjoy its free and lively atmosphere. The beautiful and spacious campus is situated in suburban Ramat Aviv, just north of the city. The University is minutes away from downtown Tel Aviv. TAU’s proximity to the artistic and commercial capital of Israel allows students to absorb the best of Israeli culture and society.
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