3 Month Research Program from the Institute for Peace and Dialogue


Institute for Peace and Dialogue




18 Nov 2019 - 15 Feb 2020


EUR 7500 (with accommodation)/ EUR 4500 (without accommodation). Partial scholarship available.

3 Month Research Program from the Institute for Peace and Dialogue

With several frozen or ongoing conflicts between or within states and people, all efforts towards a peaceful co-existence must be harnessed. Moreover, given the rapid changes with regards to conflict dynamics, particularly those within the field of conflict studies, it is imperative that one remain abreast with the latest developments. Conflicts differ depending on the context, each facing its own unique challenges.

Existing conflicts weaken every kind of cooperation between nations, states, companies and organisations. Without mutual cooperation and understanding, the future prosperity of the world and communities remains a pipe dream. Through consideration of peaceful behaviour and engagements, we can make decisions based on the belief that opportunities for conflict resolution are possible.

The main goal of the 3 Month Research Program is to develop the skills of researchers via academic trainings, reading materials, and supervisor guidance and to closely acquaint them with relevant state, public and private institutions within Switzerland.

The program consists of three parts:

Education Part. Participating in 8-day International Academic Training: 18-25 November, 2019

Practice Part. Visit to 2 – 4 Swiss based Institutions: 26 November, 2019 – 10 February, 2020

Research Part. Writing research paper (Min 5 pages): 26 November, 2019 – 10 February, 2020 together with Supervisor. Researcher should select one of the topics and expert of training which s/he participated. Other supervisor or research subject could be upon discussion.

Application and Payment Deadline is 15 October 2019.

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