6 May 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - We are delighted to announce that UNITAR’s Division for Peace together with the Collegium Civitas in Poland, have launched a new interdisciplinary online Master’s degree programme in Strategic Peace and Conflict Studies (SPACS). With admissions currently open, the first cohort of students will start their learning journey in October 2021.
SPACS combines the knowledge from such fields as: international relations, sociology, psychology, international law, economy, human rights, security studies, and others to generate a comprehensive body of knowledge, and to arrive with 21st century solutions to 21st century problems. What distinguishes this programme from others is a holistic and practical approach which enables students to develop new ways of thinking about current global problems. The main goal is to transform students into well-educated and skilled peacebuilders who will be able to assess and lead positive social changes at both the grassroots level and the high-policy level. The SPACS programme starts in October 2021, the admissions are already open.
Collegium Civitas is a modern non-state University founded in 1997 by a joint initiative of Professors from the Polish Academy of Sciences. The quality of education in all fields of study is confirmed by positive assessments by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Polish Accreditation Committee. Collegium Civitas holds top positions in the national rankings of universities in Poland and offers academic programs in English, Polish and bilingual Polish-English in the four main fields: International Relations, Sociology, Management and Journalisms and New Media, among them over 20 master’s and bachelor’s degree programs in English. With a large number of lecturers from renowned Universities, students from over 60 countries, numerous projects with universities from around the world, and a wide range of studies in English, Collegium Civitas is a leader in the field of internationalization. The University has over 100 agreements with partner universities from around the world. With the launch of the joint master’s programme with UNITAR Collegium Civitas further strengthens its international outlook.
Within the framework of UNITAR, the Division for Peace supports the (re-) establishment of peaceful, just, and inclusive societies (SDG 16) by enabling individuals and organizations to contribute meaningfully to sustainable peace.
Admissions to SPACS are open!