Kosovo International Summer Academy

Dear students,

It is with great pleasure to announce that the call for applications for Kosovo International Summer Academy 2020, with a special focus on “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”, are now open!

Date/Venue:
Part I: 12-22 July 2020, Prishtina, Kosovo
Part II: 12-22 August 2020, Prishtina, Kosovo
Applicants can apply and attend only one of the sessions (either Part I or PART II)

This July (12 – 22) and August (12 – 22), Kosovo International Summer Academy (KSA) will organize Part I and Part II of its 8th 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:
· Politics
· Economics
· Diplomacy
· Professional Etiquette and Protocol
· Leadership
· Peaceful Conflict Resolution
· EU Integration Process
· International Law
· Transitional Justice
· Human Rights
· International Justice
· International Security and
· The Role of Civic Society in Peacebuilding

Awarded Certificates and ECTS
All participants and attendees who fulfil 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

Eligibility
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 1986 and after
You must be in good academic standing

Scholarships
A number of scholarships are available for most qualified applicants.
The following criteria are considered in the admissions process:
Submitting your application early
Financial need
Merit and existing leadership experience
Intercultural experience
Deadline:

PART I – July 12 – 22, 2020
Priority deadline: April 20th, 2020.
Visa deadline: May 10th, 2020 (This Deadline applies if you need a visa to enter Kosovo).
Final deadline: June 1st, 2020 (Applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that does not need visa to enter Kosovo).

PART II – August 12 – 22, 2020
Priority deadline: May 5th, 2020.
Visa deadline: May 18th, 2020 (This Deadline applies if you need a visa to enter Kosovo)
Final deadline: June 15th, 2020 (Applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that does not need visa to enter Kosovo).

Please find the link for application here: http://academy-ks.org/?page_id=432.

For further information please visit official website http://academy-ks.org/ or the official Facebook page of Kosovo International Summer Academy: https://www.facebook.com/KosovoInternationalSummerAcademy/