TRANSCEND Peace University
CALL FOR REGISTRATIONS open until September 12th, 2008
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TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU), is the first and one of the most comprehensive centers for online studies on Peace and Development. It offers a large variety of certificate-level courses, combining a classic academic approach and innovative, daring, creative and transcending thinking.
Johan GALTUNG, one the founders of peace studies and of the TRANSCEND method for peaceful conflict transformation, the Founding Rector of TPU, and Sara Horowitz, the Rector of TPU, invite you to join students from all over the online world.
If you want to develop your skills in order to contribute to peace, TPU is the right place for you. Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned government or NGO practitioner, we offer a range of skills and knowledge intensive courses, mostly online but with some onsite classes around the world. TPU offers a valuable collection of courses having internationally renowned professionals as resource persons. Please see the table for the offer of the next semester:
TRANSCEND Peace University List of courses offered in the 2nd Semester of 2008 15 September – 8 December, 2008
TRANSCEND is a global PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT network of cooperating individuals and institutions concerned with conflict transformation by peaceful means and reducing structural violence. It works through action, education, dissemination, and research. The purpose of TPU, the educational arm of TRANSCEND, is to prepare participants with the knowledge and skills required for undertaking professional PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT work, emphasizing the creative transformation of conflicts through transcendence of the contradictions underlying conflicts. Quotation from Johan GALTUNG:
TRANSCEND is engaged in conflict transformation by peaceful means „To bring about a more peaceful world by using action, education, networking and research to handle conflicts with creativity, nonviolence and empathy“. Mission statement for TRANSCEND is “Go Beyond”.
For more information, please visit our website http://www.transcend.org/tpu
Our contact details are:
Address: Lange Gasse 4-6, A-7461, Stadtschlaining, Austria
Phone numbers: +43 3355 20568 (office); +43 664 875 2693 (mobile)
Contact person: Natalia Shelaru, Executive Secretary, mailto:
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