Kosovo, Prishtina

Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations

when 12 July 2020 - 22 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 950

Open to (Eligibility): Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students (who are enrolled or have already completed aforementioned levels of university studies) and young professionals.

Date/Venue:

Part I: 12-22 July 2020, Prishtina, Kosovo
Part II: 12-22 August 2020, Prishtina, Kosovo
*Applicants can apply and attend only one of the sessions (either Part I or PART II)
Scholarships: A number of scholarships are available for most qualified applicants


Description:

This July (12 – 22) and August (12 – 22), Kosovo International Summer Academy (KSA) will organize Part I and Part II of its 8th edition in Prishtina, Kosovo, with a special focus on “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”, that will be realized by Kosovo Center for Diplomacy.

The Kosovo International Summer Academy will be welcoming distinguished professors from the world’s most prestigious universities, diplomats, high-ranking officials, and representatives of civic society, to teach courses and deliver speeches on:
• Politics
• Economics
• Diplomacy
• Professional Etiquette and Protocol
• Leadership
• Peaceful Conflict Resolution
• EU Integration Process
• International Law
• Human Rights
• International Justice
• International Security and
• The Role of Civic Society in Peacebuilding

Program Features
Our Staff is working intensively to make sure that high-ranking officials of Kosovo, including President of Kosovo, Government and Parliament officials, and representatives of diplomatic missions in Kosovo will address the participants.
After the completion of the program, participants are requested to write an essay about their experience in this program, or an article related to Kosovo. The best essay/article will be translated and published in a Kosovo daily newspaper, and two others will be posted in web-page of Kosovo Center of Diplomacy(Opinions section).

Awarded Certificates and ECTS
All participants and attendees who fulfill the requirements during the program will be awarded with certificates from Kosovo Center of Diplomacy and University College “Universum”.
Successful students will receive 6 ECTS credits of the course of ‘’War and Peace: Historical actors, structures and processes’’, issued by the University College “Universum” .
Excursions and Cultural Activities
Throughout your study-abroad experience in Kosovo you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of excursions and cultural activities.
• Tour of the Institutions of Kosovo
• Field trip to Prizren
• Field trip to Mitrovica
• Field trip to Gadime Cave
• Tour of museums and statues
• Meetings with high-ranking officials and ambassadors

Eligibility
• Citizens of all countries in the world are eligible to apply
• Undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students (who are enrolled or have already completed aforementioned levels of university studies) and young professionals.
• Applicants born in 1986 and after
• You must be in good academic standing


Scholarships awarding criteria
The following criteria are considered in the admissions process:
1. Submitting your application early
2. Financial need
3. Merit and existing leadership experience
4. Intercultural experience

Deadline:

PART I – July 12 – 22, 2020
·Priority deadline: April 20th, 2020.
·Visa deadline: May 10th, 2020 (This Deadline applies if you need a visa to enter Kosovo).
·Final deadline: June 1st, 2020 (Applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that does not need visa to enter Kosovo).

PART II – August 12 – 22, 2020
·Priority deadline: May 5th, 2020.
·Visa deadline: May 18th, 2020 (This Deadline applies if you need a visa to enter Kosovo)
Final deadline: June 15th, 2020 (Applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that does not need a visa to enter Kosovo).

For further information please visit official website: www.academy-ks.org

Target group

Undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students (who are enrolled or have already completed aforementioned levels of university studies) and young professionals.

Credits info

6 EC
''War and Peace: Historical actors, structures and processes''

Fee info

EUR 950: Program fee covers the following:
Tuition – Tuition fee for the courses.
Accommodation – The program fee covers accommodation during the length of the programme.
Transportation between Prishtina International Airport and the hotel.
Meals – All scheduled meals are included in the program fee.
Coffee break – All scheduled coffee between courses are included in the program fee.
Vocational trips – All scheduled vocational trips(entrance fees of visits to museums, galleries, etc.) are included in the program fee.

Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis and earlier applications are given priority.

Scholarships awarding criteria

The following criteria are considered in the admissions process:
Submitting your application early
Financial need
Merit and e