Summer Programs 2019: Training, Conference & 3 Month Research, Basel, Switzerland

Summer 2019

Institute for Peace & Dialogue, IPD is one of the leading organiser of several successful annual international academic trainings and research programs in Switzerland in the field of peacebuilding, conflict transformation, mediation, leadership, security, intercultural dialogue and human rights. Through these events IPD bring together academicians, state, private and public sector representatives for the sake of better and more peaceful future building via education and networking.

IPD is proud to announce the next International Summer Programs for 2019, which are to be held in Basel, Switzerland. Applicants can choose between the 1 or 2 days Basel Global Peace Conference, 10- or 20-day Summer Academy or the 3-Month Research Program, which may be combined with the 10- or 20-day Training + Conference participation, depending on the filled application.

11th Summer Academy Period: 4 - 13 August, 2019 (10 Days)

12th Summer Academy Period: 13 - 22 August, 2019 (10 Days)

1st Basel Global Peace Conference: 4 August, 2019

2nd Basel Global Peace Conference: 13August, 2019

3 Month Research Program Period: 04 August - 01 November, 2019 (90 Days)


Early Bird Application & Payment Deadline: 01 May, 2019

Late Application & Payment Deadline: 20 June, 2019


Venue: Basel, Switzerland,-Conference,-Research/

- The main goal of the 10 or 20 days Summer Academy is to strengthen the skills of the representatives from state institutions, business sector, INGOs/NGOs, education institutions, religious organisations, independent mediators and politicians through academic trainings in peacebuilding, mediation, conflict resolution, security, human rights, leadership and intercultural dialogue fields. 

- The main goal of the 3 Month Research Program is to develop the skills of the researchers via academic trainings, reading materials, Supervisor guidance and closely acquaintance them with relevant Swiss state, public and private Institutions.

- The main goal of the Basel Global Peace Conference is to create unique global platform to bring together the leaders and activists from all over the world countries to exchange ideas, knowledge, practices and experiences on how to build a more peaceful world, how to foster dialogue between the different people and inspire people to give contribution to the global peace, security and human rights where their live and work.

To be Sending Organisation

We are inviting state, private, public and academic institutions from different countries to send their individual or group participants to our short/long term academic programs. If your organization is interested on partnership, we will gladly receive your proposals by email.

To become member of Global Peace Ambassadors Network, GPAN please contact with us by email or visit our website 

We are looking forward to receive your filled application and will be glad to see you among us during coming summer programs in Switzerland.

Other IPD Programs for 2019


3-12 Month Visitor Researcher Program, VRP

Deadline: Rolling base


ZurichEduCaExpo 2019 - 3rd International Education & Career Exhibition

Early Bird Application & Payment Deadline: 20th December 2018
Final Application & Payment Deadline: 15th February 2019


Executive Diploma Program in Conflict Resolution & Mediation, CRM (1 Year)

Application & Payment Deadline: 01 June for Winter Term & 01 November for Spring Term

Location: Basel, Switzerland

IPD Summer Academy Programs: Theory - Practice - Research - Exchange - Contribute

Application procedure:

Interested participants should contact or call 01-421 000 ext. 1275 - 1158 for further info on application procedure.