InPeace Intensive Course in Reykjavík

InPeace intenzivni kurs u Rejkjaviku

30 May – 3 June 2022

People, Communities, and Cities in Peacebuilding

Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre offers a one-week intensive course in peace and conflict studies, sponsored by a Nordplus Higher Education grant and an Erasmus+ grant, focusing on people, communities and cities in peacebuilding and an inclusive and intersectional approach to peace studies. 

The course will include lectures, group work and seminars, as well as exercises and simulations, looking into ‘unconventional’ actors in peacebuilding and the variety of ways these actors support or spoil the peacebuilding process. The course objectives are: 

  • To identify non- and sub-state actors involved in peacebuilding 
  • To assess what role non-state actors (can) have in the peacebuilding process
  • To introduce students to a number of varied case studies of how non-state actors have engaged in peacebuilding
  • To explore how non-state actors can be supported in their role in peacebuilding

The course brings together many of the leading scholars in the field of peace and conflict studies.

  • The course is open to Master’s students
  • Travel and accommodation cost is covered by the grant from Nordplus and Erasmus+
  • The course counts as 5 ECTS credits 

Application process

  • In order to apply for the course, please fill out the APPLICATION FORM. Please keep in mind that the course will be in English, meaning that you should be a proficient user of the language. Six candidates will be selected to participate in the course from each partner university based on a competitive selection process. 
  • COVID-19 – The course will take place in Reykjavík, but students will be informed of any changes that might occur to the execution of the course due to the COVID-19 pandemic.