Peace & Conflict



Universität Basel UNIBAS

Lieu de formation

Bâle (BS)

Langue d'enseignement


Type de formation

Hautes écoles universitaires HEU - Formation continue: formations longues

Modalités temporelles

À temps partiel

Thèmes de formation

Domaine social, sciences sociales - Sciences humaines, histoire, philosophie

Domaines d'études

Études internationales - Philosophie


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Mise à jour 28.02.2023


Description de la formation

The MAS in Peace & Conflict aims at understanding how peacebuilding can transform violent conflicts by using peaceful means, promoting peace, rebuilding societies affected by war and preventing violence from re-emerging. This MAS program bridges academic findings with current insights from peacebuilding practice.

Your benefits:

  • Understand latest academic findings on violent conflict and conflict prevention
  • Become familiar with various conflict contexts
  • Acquire practical peacebuilding skills and tools
  • Learn how to design and support peacebuilding programs and reflect critically on peacebuilding practices
  • Lay the foundation for your next career step
  • Exchange experiences and become part of a community of practice.

Our on-site and virtual courses are taught by highly experienced experts from different contexts and provide a platform for learning, reflection, and exchange among accomplished professionals and people who aspire to develop a career in peacebuilding.

Plan de la formation

MAS participants enroll in the DAS Peace & Conflict and acquire 30 ECTS. After a successful completion of the DAS Peace & Conflict, they can attend further modules to receive a MAS degree. MAS participants have to conclude the following modules in order to receive their MAS certificate:

  • MAS Introductory Module
  • Advanced Courses (6-8 courses at swisspeace or partner institutions)
  • MAS Final Thesis relevant to participants' work or career development

For more information take a look at our program framework


Conditions d’admission

This program is designed for professionals interested in combining current academic insights and practical knowledge in peace and conflict studies.

A minimum of two years of professional experience in relevant fields and a university degree (minimum BA) or an equivalent educational background are required.


CHF 28'800. Travel, food and accommodation costs are not included in the fee.

Unfortunately, swisspeace does not provide any scholarships for this program. Participants (or their employer) must be able to cover the tuition fee.


  • Master of Advanced Studies MAS

Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) Peace & Conflict, University of Basel

Infos pratiques

Lieu / adresse

  • Bâle (BS)

Kasernenhof 8
CH-4058 Basel

Déroulement temporel

Début des cours

Participants can join the program at any time of the year with a course of their choice.

Modalités temporelles

  • À temps partiel

Langue d’enseignement

  • anglais


Renseignements / contact

Continuing Education Team
Kasernenhof 8
CH-4058 Basel

Tel. +41 61 551 56 56

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