The winter programme provides students with a unique opportunity to learn and think about major global challenges and how these are being addressed by the international community. Special attention will be paid to the role of the United Nations as a tool of global governance.
Emphasis on role-playing and social events also enables students to experience multiculturalism and global diversity firsthand. Students will gain knowledge of international challenges and build confidence to interact with people from different cultural backgrounds.
- Undergraduate students with an interest in international affairs;
- First and second year BA students are particularly welcome.
DATE: JANUARY 10-21, 2011
This is a two-week course from 10-21 January 2011.
Through academic lectures and direct interaction with negotiators and practitioners from international organisations, participants acquire a clear sense of the core mission of the UN as well as develop critical analyses of future challenges in international relations.
The winter programme explores concepts and key issues of peace and security, human rights and humanitarian challenges, international development, North-South relations and the future of global governance.
Participation in the entire programme may be accepted for credit at other universities (6 ECTS credits; or the U.S. equivalent). All participants will receive a course certificate.
Tuition is CHF 2,800 (approximately USD 2,600 or EUR 2,000). Tuition does not include travel costs to Geneva, accommodation or other living expenses in Geneva.
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