New Peace and Conflict Studies Program will be initiated by the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina in summer 2013. The Program is part of the Study Abroad Program, giving opportunity to students from USA and around the world opportunity to learn, exchange, and enrich themselves by new knowledge and experiences, people and culture. The Program welcomes graduate and undergraduate students, as well as practitioners taking it for training, giving possibility for credit transfer and internships in respectable international and local institutions.
The American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina is present since 2005 with departments in Tuzla, Sarajevo, Mostar and Banjaluka, several programs in modern science, partnerships and close cooperation with USA, local and international institutions, including European Centre for Security Studies George C. Marshall, State University of New York, George Mason University, etc.
The Peace and Conflict Studies Program will be held from 2 June to 3 August, in facilities of the American University placed in an attractive and modern building at the heart of the city of Sarajevo.
The Program also offers organized accommodation and number of study travels through the region that gives opportunity to meet the history and reality of Bosnia and Herzegovina, learn about wars and coexistence, its cultural richness and beauty, including visits to Srebrenica, the very place of genocide, world’s heritage city of Dubrovnik, historical cites of Jajce and Mostar, known with beautiful Neretva River and the New Old Bridge, built after the war from the stones of a historical one – appearing again from the ashes.
Peace and Conflict Studies Program is Bosnia and Herzegovina is a special chance for study abroad, in a new group and environment, across the borders of continents, states and universities, groups and cultures. More of that, it is a unique opportunity to gain the knowledge and insights in the matter of conflict and peace at the place where the history and legacies of war, as well as efforts to build the state and sustainable peace, could be seen, touched and discussed with the witnesses and participants, giving to each lesson an additional dimension of “living history”.
Also, this is the opportunity to meet the people, cultural heritage and beautiful nature of the country placed in the heart of Europe, and – enjoy education!
For more information about the Peace and Conflict Studies Program please, visit www.aubih.edu.ba/en/studyabroad