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Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials

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 course provides a holistic understanding of civilian peacebuilding. It analyzes theories, concepts, debates, policies and practices in:

  • Peacebuilding & statebuilding
  • Gender in conflict & peacebuilding
  • Peacebuilding methodologies
  • Peace mediation
  • Dealing with the past & transitional justice
  • Business, conflict & human rights

Leading international scholars and experienced practitioners facilitate this program.

Faculty list 2017/18
Faculty list 2016/17
Faculty list 2014/15
Faculty list 2013/14
Faculty list 2012/13

Kursbeginn

21.09.2018

Kursbeginn

Auf Anfrage

Kurszeit

Ganzer Tag

Enddatum

24.08.2019
Preis
9'600 CHF

Kursadresse

Universität Basel, swisspeace
Petersgraben 9/ 11
4051 Basel

Kursleitung

Ursina Bentele & Franziska Sigrist

Kursziel

  • Reflect critically on peacebuilding practices
  • Link theoretical and conceptual inputs with your work activities
  • Acquire peacebuilding skills and tools
  • Benefit from a wide network of peacebuilding professionals

Course methodologies include expert inputs, peer exchange, case studies, skills training and self-study.

Inhalt

The course consists of five on-site modules and can be taken over one or two years (22 course days). On-site classes take place once a month (Friday and Saturday), the two 3-day trainings take place from Wednesday to Friday at swisspeace in Basel, Switzerland.

Course methodologies include expert inputs, peer exchange, case studies, exercises, skills training and self-study.

Course structure & dates 2017/18
Course structure & dates 2016/17

CAS, DAS and MAS framework

Zielgruppe

The course is designed for practitioners and academics interested in bridging their own experiences with current conceptual insights and practical knowledge on civilian peacebuilding.

Voraussetzungen

- Minimum two years of relevant professional experience
- University degree (min BA) or equivalent background
- Proficiency in English
- Keen to reflect on own practice

Niveau

Assignments include writing a learning portfolio, an essay and a CAS final thesis linked to the thematic areas dealt with during the course.

Successful participants are awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies. This course can be taken as one module (20 ECTS) of the Diploma and Master of Advanced Studies in Civilian Peacebuilding programs offered by swisspeace and the University of Basel.

Kursform

Live-Veranstaltungen

Unterrichtssprache

Englisch

Bemerkungen

Any questions about this program?

Please take a look at the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). If you cannot find the information you are looking for, our staff will happily answer your questions (contact us).