The Conflict Management Program in the Balkans offers an amazing opportunity to examine past conflicts and consequences firsthand. This six-credit summer program is ideal for students of international relations, political science, Slavic studies, or anyone interested in peace and justice. The Balkans will be your classroom as you learn from eminent academics and experts, representatives from NATO/UN/OSCE and other key intergovernmental organizations, as well as from people who have lived through these conflicts.
* Conflict Seminar (3 credits)
* Critical Study Project OR Language and Culture Seminar (3 credits)
* Excellent teaching, library and computing facilities
* Site visits to state agencies, intergovernmental organizations and NGOs
* Study Tour to flashpoints of conflict like Vukovar, Sarajevo, and Mostar
* Shared flats in the city center of Ljubljana, Slovenia (called the 'safest EU capital')
* Exciting musical and cultural festivals
* Optional activities in the Alps and the Adriatic Sea
The Summer 2006 program begins 24th June and will finish on 4th August. Applications are due 1st April.
This program is hosted and accredited by the Faculty of Social Sciences (FDV) at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s largest and most prestigious university. FDV is housed in a modern facility with electronically equipped lecture rooms, a research library, cafeteria and outdoor café. All lectures will be taught in English.
New to our website this year are highlights from our successful 2005 program, viewable at http://www.academic-solutions.com/slovenia/summer_school_2005.htm Please visit this site to see Student Advice, Picture Gallery, and a Final Report that critically analyzes the 2005 program as well as charts the path for 2006.
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