February 06, 2006
Conflict Management in the Balkans Study Abroad Program: Summer 2007
The Conflict Management in the Balkans Program offers an amazing opportunity to examine past conflicts and consequences firsthand. This six-credit (12 ECTS credits)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 flashpoints of conflict like Vukovar, Sarajevo, Mostar, and Brèko
* Conflict Seminar of stimulating lectures, discussions and site visits
* Critical Study Project OR Language and Culture Seminar option
* Excellent teaching, library and computing facilities
* Site visits to state agencies, intergovernmental organizations and NGOs
* Shared apartments in the city center of Ljubljana, Slovenia (known as the 'safest EU capital')
* Exciting musical and cultural festivals
* Optional activities in the Alps and the Adriatic Sea
The Summer 2007 program begins 23rd June and will finish on 3rd August. Applications are due 1st 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