It is with great pleasure to announce that the call for applications for Kosovo International Summer Academy 2019 – Part I and Part II, with a special focus on “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”, are now open! Date/Venue:KSA Part I: 10 – 20 July 2019, Prishtina, KosovoKSA Part II: 12 – 22 August 2019, Prishtina, Kosovo *Applicants can apply and attend only one of the sessions (either Part I or PART II)
Scholarships: A number of scholarships are available for most qualified applicants.
Description: This July (10 – 20) and August (12 – 22), Kosovo International Summer Academy (KSA) will organize Part I and Part II of its 7th edition in Prishtina, Kosovo, with a special focus on “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”, that will be realized by Kosovo Center for Diplomacy. The Kosovo International Summer Academy will be welcoming distinguished professors from the world’s most prestigious universities, diplomats, high-ranking officials, and representatives of civic society, to teach courses and deliver speeches on:
· Professional Etiquette and Protocol
· Peaceful Conflict Resolution
· EU Integration Process
· International Law
· Human Rights
· International Justice
· International Security and
· The Role of Civic Society in Peacebuilding
Awarded Certificates and ECTS
All participants and attendees who fulfill the requirements during the program will be awarded with certificates from Kosovo Center of Diplomacy and University College “Universum”. Successful students will receive 6 ECTS credits of the course of ‘’War and Peace: Historical actors, structures and processes’’, issued by the University College “Universum” .
Excursions and Cultural Activities
Throughout your study-abroad experience in Kosovo you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of excursions and cultural activities.
· Tour of the Institutions of Kosovo
· Field trip to Prizren
· Field trip to Mitrovica
· Field trip to Gadime Cave
· Tour of museums and statues
· Meetings with high-ranking officials and ambassadors
· Citizens of all countries in the world are eligible to apply
· Undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students (who are enrolled or have already completed aforementioned levels of university studies) and young professionals.
· Applicants born in 1985 and after
· You must be in good academic standing
Scholarships awarding criteria:
The following criteria are considered in the admissions process:
1. Submitting your application early
2. Financial need
3. Merit and existing leadership experience4. Intercultural experience
PART I – July 10 – 20, 2019
Priority deadline: May 5th, 2019.Visa deadline: May 10th, 2019 (This deadline applies if you need a visa to enter Kosovo)
.Final deadline: May 31st, 2019 (Applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that does not need visa to enter Kosovo).
PART II – August 12 – 22, 2019
Priority deadline: May 15th, 2019.Visa deadline: May 18th, 2019 (This Deadline applies if you need a visa to enter Kosovo)
Final deadline: June 15th, 2019 (Applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that does not need visa to enter Kosovo).
*Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis and earlier applications are given priority. Please find the link for application here: http://academy-ks.org/?page_id=432
For further information please visit official website or the official Facebook page of Kosovo International Summer Academy: http://academy-ks.org/https://www.facebook.com/KosovoInternationalSummerAcademy/
After a successful MUN, the debate committee has worked hard on its next event! On the 18th of March the committee will host its very own debate. The topic will be: ‘Barbarians at the gate: Returning IS veterans as a threat to European stability. To introduce the topic, we will have a guest speaker opening the afternoon at 15:30. The debate is open for all, experienced in debating or not. In the next weeks we will provide you with enough information so you are well prepared. Click here for the Facebook event.