The Institute for Peace and Dialogue (IPD) in Switzerland announces:
International Summer Academies
3 Month CAS-Research Program and
1 Year Visitor Research Program, VRP
The main goal of the Summer Academy is to strengthen the skills of the representatives of state organisations, business sector, INGOs/NGOs, education institutions, religious organisations, independent mediators and politicians through institutional global academic education in peace-building, mediation, conflict resolution, security and intercultural dialogue.
The main goal of the 3 Month CAS-Research Program is to develop the research skills of the participants and to closely acquaintance them with relevant Swiss state, public and private Institutes.
Topics will be Peacebuilding, Conflict Resolution, Mediation, Security and Intercultural Dialogue.
Deadline for Summer Academy Applications: 16 May, 2016
– V Summer Academy Period: 09 – 19 August, 2016
– VI Summer Academy Period: 19 – 29 August, 2016
– 3 Month CAS – Research Program Period: 09 August – 06 November, 2016
You can find the IPD Summer Academy Infopack and 3 Month CAS-Research Program 2016 here.
You can find application form here.
The main aim of the Visitor Research Program is to improve research skills of the researchers through academic trainings, peer-to-peer education, visits to Swiss organisations and reading materials.
You can find the VRP program here.
You can find the VRP application form here.
Call for Volunteer
IPD is looking for volunteers from Switzerland to work at IPD Winter and Summer Academies. If you are interested, send your CV, half page motivation letter and passport page via email to email@example.com
Scholarship: IPD offers several type of scholarship support to reduction of the participation fee amount for those potential participants who are in greatest need. In order to request the discount on the participation, write your request briefly via email before or during the application submission period. Unfortunately, IPD scholarship program can’t cover all the participation fee amount and international travel expenses.
IPD is highly interested to work closely with State Institutions, Private Companies, INGOs, Universities and NGOs and with this regards it encourages mutual partnership.