The Peace and Conflict program is designed to maximize time spent in Sarajevo, both academically and culturally. During the program, students will have the opportunity to visit different historic sites, talk to professionals and experts in the field of study and do internships in relevant national and international organizations.
The program is offered to Undergraduate and Graduate students. Students can earn 15 US credits/30 ECTS toward their degree. The total program price is USD 4,900. This includes: courses, course material, accommodation, travel around BiH and insurance. The Peace and Conflict summer program lasts eight weeks, starting in June and ending in July. During the time in Sarajevo, students will stay at Hotel Emiran–four-star student hotel.
About the program
Due to the turbulent history of cultural and religious clashes, Sarajevo is the world’s most applicable place to study confict resolution and peace-building. Students can learn first-hand about confict, reconciliation, human rights, resilience, war crimes, and genocide. In addition, students will visit different historic sites and do internships in relevant international and national organizations.
This program also includes exciting educational and fun excursions through the most beautiful places in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Key points of the program are meetings, Q&As, and seminars that students will have with BiH politicians, NGO representatives and diplomatic community.
American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina (AUBiH) is a multi-ethnic, career-oriented university. It is the only US-accredited university in the region (accredited by www.acics.org). Classes at AUBiH are held in English and are based on the American liberal arts system with Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral studies, which are also in line with European standards (Bologna Principles).
In accordance with the mission of the University, the goal is to provide quality university education for students throughout the region that follows world trends in the specialized areas of finance, public relations, international law, information technology, cyber security, national and international security, and multimedia and graphic design.