The Conflict Management in the Balkans Program offers an amazing opportunity to examine past conflicts and consequences firsthand. This fully-accredited summer program is ideal for students of international relations, political science, Slavic studies, and 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.
* Study Tour to past flashpoints of conflict like Vukovar, Sarajevo, Mostar, and Brcko
* Conflict Seminar of stimulating lectures, discussions and site visits
* Excellent teaching, library and computing facilities
* Site visits to state agencies, intergovernmental organizations and NGOs
* Residence halls within five minutes’ walking distance of class
* Exciting musical and cultural festivals
* Optional activities in the Alps and the Adriatic Sea
The Summer 2008 program begins 14th June and will finish on 6th July. Optional UN seminars on Peacekeeping in the Former Yugoslavia as well as Global Terrorism will follow immediately afterwards.
Applications are due 31st March although students hoping to secure one of our scholarships should apply well before this date.
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.
Our descriptive and colorful website includes complete details of all aspects of the program as well as application forms, scholarship information, accommodation details and extensive highlights from past programs. Past participants are willing to speak with any student interested in this unique and special experience.
Please visit us at http://www.academic-solutions.com/slovenia/index_slo.htm
Ryan Lorenz, Director
Ryan Lorenz, Director
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