1 year Course: Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials, swisspeace 09/2019 - 08/2020
Get insights in research and practice of civilian peacebuilding and broaden your skills to work in fragile contexts.
Civilian peacebuilding plays a crucial role in efforts to transform violent conflict, promote peace, rebuild war-torn societies and prevent the recurrence of violence. This postgraduate program provides a holistic understanding of civilian peacebuilding. It analyzes theories, concepts, debates, policies, and practices in the different fields of peacebuilding ranging from peace mediation, conflict transformation, the role of gender to dealing with the past. Additionally, you acquire skills and tools to apply in conflict situations.
The program consists of five on-site modules and can be taken over one or two years (22 course days) at the University of Basel, Switzerland.
The CAS Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials is offered annually and runs from September to August. The program consists of five on-site modules and can be taken over one or two years (22 course days, approx. 1 course/training a month). On-site courses take place Friday and Saturday, the two 3-day trainings take place from Wednesday to Friday, both at the University of Basel.
The CAS Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials 2018/19 consists of the following five on-site modules:
- Introductory Module: 21–22 September 2018
- Thematic Module consisting of the following five courses
- Training Module consisting of two trainings out of the selection below
- Applied Module: 7–8 June 2019
- Concluding Module: 23 August 2019
Date: September 2019 - August 2020
Tuition fee: 9,600 CHF
Application deadline: 30 June 2019
Further information: Course Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials