- Understand the latest academic findings on violent conflict and conflict prevention
- Peacebuilding and mediation skills training
- Learn how to design and support peacebuilding programs
- Exchange experiences and become part of a community of practice
Participants can join the program at any time of the year with a course of their choice. They can apply for the DAS from the start of their studies or transfer to the DAS after having finished a CAS or one or more courses.
swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. It analyses the causes of violent conflicts and develops strategies for their peaceful transformation. swisspeace aims to contribute to the improvement of conflict prevention and conflict transformation by providing spaces for analysis, discussion, critical reflection and learning.
Leading international scholars and experienced practitioners from governmental bodies, civil society, international organizations and the private sector facilitate these programs.
TARGET AUDIENCE / PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
These postgraduate programs are designed for professionals interested in combining current academic insights and practical knowledge in peace and conflict studies.
A minimum of two years of professional experience in relevant fields and a university degree (minimum BA), or equivalent educational background, and proficiency in English are required.
DIRECTOR OF STUDIES
Prof. Dr. Laurent Goetschel
University of Basel and Director of swisspeace
MA, Head of Continuing Education, swisspeace
Tel. +41 31 330 12 12