Beschreibung des Angebots
The CAS Civilian Peacebuilding Specializations program provides an opportunity to specialize in selected topics of civilian peacebuilding aimed at transforming violent conflict by peaceful means, promoting peace, rebuilding societies affected by war and preventing violence from re-erupting. It bridges current academic findings with the latest insights from peacebuilding practice. Participants can join the program at any time of the year with a course of their choice. They can apply for the CAS from the start of their studies or transfer to the CAS after having finished one or more courses.
- Understand 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
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The CAS is made up of three 5-day courses, an academic writing course and a final thesis. Participants specialize in topics of their choice and complete the program through an individually tailored timeframe to bring their credit total to the required amount of 16 ECTS. All courses are composed of assignments and on-site training. They can select from different topical courses:
- Business, Conflict & Human Rights Course, 2 ECTS
- Conflict Prevention, 2 ECTS
- Gender Equality & Peacebuilding Course, 3 ECTS
- National Dialogue & Peace Mediation Course, 3 ECTS
- Fragility, Conflict & Statebuilding Course, 3 ECTS
- Dealing with the Past: Theory & Practice Course, 3 ECTS
- Summer School, 3 ECTS
Course methodologies include expert inputs, peer exchange, case studies, exercises, skills training and self-study. Individual modules can be taken as stand-alone courses by non-CAS participants. Assignments include writing an essay and a CAS final thesis linked to the thematic areas dealt with during the course. Individual modules can be taken as stand-alone courses by non-CAS participants.
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 an equivalent educational background, and proficiency in English are required.
Travel, food and accommodation costs are not included in the fee.
- Certificate of Advanced Studies CAS
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Civilian Peacebuilding Specializations, University of Basel
Ort / Adresse
- Basel (BS)
September - August
Auskünfte / Kontakt
CH-3000 Bern 7
Phone +41 31 330 12 12
Der Studiengang ist Teil der Advanced Studies, der berufsbegleitenden Weiterbildung der Universität Basel.