lunes, 5 de febrero de 2007


Dear Madam/Sir:

University for Peace with great pleasure announces its forthcoming.

The Master of Arts in Gender and Peacebuilding is composed of eleven intertwining courses and a thesis project that offers a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge, incorporating historic and current events from around the world. The Programme is distributed over a three-term timeline (two semesters and one research term). Courses will be taught in intensive three week time periods requiring 45 hours of class work under the guidance of a highly qualified professor and recognized international guest lecturers. During the final term, students are expected to finalize their work at UPEACE main campus through the completion of a Thesis. In order to receive the Master of Arts Degree in Gender and Peacebuilding, students must complete a total of 40 credits, which includes a written thesis

The Programme for the academic year 2007-2008 is composed of ten courses on:

PCS-6000: Foundation Course in Peace and Conflict Studies
GPB-6011: Gender Studies and Peacebuilding
GPB-6020: Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
GPB-6045: Gender, Security and Peacebuilding
GPB-6030: Cultures and Learning: From Violence towards Peace
GPB-6090: A Gender Analysis of the Environment and Sustainable Development
GPB-6010: Gender, Peace and Non-violent Transformation of Conflict
GPB-6022: Gender mainstreaming in peacekeeping operations and in humanitarian assistance
GPB-6060: Human Rights before, during and after conflict
GPB-6050: Practices of conflict management and peacebuilding

Application deadline is March 31, 2007.

For more details and the application procedure can be found on our website (

Come and live for eleven months a unique multicultural experience in a privileged Campus surrounded by last remnant of primary forest in the Central Valley of Costa Rica!
The first country in the modern world to abolish its army.

Anouk Guine
Assistant Professor
Gender Department
United Nations Mandated University for Peace
Costa Rica

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