Beschreibung des Angebots
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 & peace
In addition, peace & conflict theories are applied to a particular conflict context in a summer school.
Aufbau der Ausbildung
The MAS framework connects individual modules (courses) by providing practice-oriented peacebuilding skills and academic knowledge that enhance participants' learning outcomes. The framework is made up of four components:
- Introductory course on peace and conflict theories, the international legal framework, institutional peacebuilding architecture and prevailing policies & bdebates (online)
- Academic writing course (online)
- Summer school (on-site)
- MAS final thesis
MAS participants are required to complete all online and on-site courses and related assignments to bring their credit total to 60 ECTS. All courses are composed of online assignments and on-site trining. Course methodologies include expert inputs, peer exchange, skills training, case studies, structured reflection, simulation exercises and self-study.
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 a relevant field and a university degree (minimum BA), or an equivalent educational background, are required.
Tuition fee: CHF 29'800.-
Travel, food and accommodation costs are not included in the fee and must be covered by the participants.
- Master of Advanced Studies MAS (inkl. MBA, EMBA)
Master of Advanced Studies in Civilian Peacebuilding, University of Basel
Ort / Adresse
- Basel (BS)
at any time of the year
The MAS program runs from September to August.
Auskünfte / Kontakt
CH-3000 Bern 7
Tel. +41 31 330 12 12
Der Studiengang ist Teil der Advanced Studies, der berufsbegleitenden Weiterbildung der Universität Basel.