IPD Academic Programs: Theory - Practice - Research - Exchange - Networking - Contribute
                 We bring together  Academicians, State, Private and Public Sectors

 

8 days Autumn Training Program: 18 - 25 November, 2019

3 Month Research Program: 18 November, 2019 - 15 February, 2020


Application Deadline is Closed

Basel, Switzerland

TOPICS: Public Policy & Justice, Advocacy, Counter Terrorism, Migration & Human Rights, Leadership, Human Resources Management, Interpersonal Dialogue & Cross-Cultural Negotiations


Introduction & Methodology

IPD is proud to announce the next International Autumn Programs, which are to be held in Switzerland. Applicants can choose between the 8-day Autumn Academy and the 3-Month Research Program, which may be combined with the 8-day Training participation, depending on the application.

Participants will have access to expert knowledge and hands-on experience as all our facilitators are specialists with years of experience academically and professionally in their respective fields. This is truly a great opportunity not to be missed to get or refresh the knowledge, skills and create new worldwide friendship and Networks.

8-day Autumn Academy offer lectures and classes via non-formal, interactive and practical methods include lectures, group games, case study and practical simulation, individual-group presentations, group games, documentary move presentations, discussions, self-assessments, self/group reflections, success stories telling and etc. methodologies by the experienced teachers with professional and academic background. Participation in all Modules is mandatory to get Certificate.


 8-Day Autumn Academy 2019 Lecturers & Topics

I EXPERT: Dr. Andrea Marrone from Netherlands: 19 & 20 November, 2019

Day 1 Topic (Whole Day): Public Policy & Justice

Day 2 Topic (Half Day): Counter-terrorism, Migration & Human Rights


II EXPERT: Ms. dr Katarzyna Schubert-Panecka from Germany: 21 & 22 November, 2019

Day 1 Topic (Whole Day): Human Resource Management organisations and human beings in the digitalised and globalised times

Day 2 Topic (Whole Day): Interpersonal Dialogue & Cross Cultural Negotiations

- 23 August, 2019: No Class Day & Lunch


III EXPERT: Mr. Shady Sedhom from Switzerland: 24 & 25 November, 2019

Day 1 Topic (Whole Day): Advocacy

Day 2 Topic (Half Day): Leadership


8 Day Autumn Academy Timetable

- Arrival of Participants: Hotel registration starts after 14:00pm on 18 November, 2019

- Opening Ceremony & Welcome Apero: 18 November, 2019 from 16:00pm until 18.00pm

- No Class Day: 23 November, 2019 (No Class & Free day for participants)

- Half Class Days: 22 & 25 November 2019

- Breakfast Time: 07:00am - 09:00am

- Morning Workshops Period: 09:00am - 12:30pm

- First Break Time: 10:30am - 11:00am

- Lunch Time: 12:30pm - 14:00pm (No Class & Lunch on 23 November, 2019)

- Afternoon Workshops Period: 14:00pm - 16:45pm

- Second Break Time: 15:30pm - 15:45pm

- Dinner Time: For Autumn Program 2019 dinner expenses will not be covered by IPD

- Certificate handover of Participants & Farewell Grill Party: 25 November, 2019 from 12:30pm - 14:00pm

- Departure of Participants: Hotel room departure until the 10:00am on 25 November, 2019

 

3 Month Research Program Important Dates & Activities

- Arrival date: 18 November, 2019

- Education Part: Participating in 8-day International Academic Training: 18-25 November, 2019

- Practice Part: Visit to 2 - 4 Swiss based Institutions: 26 November, 2019 - 10 February, 2020

- Research Part: Writing research paper (Min 5 pages): 26 November, 2019 - 10 February, 2020 together with Supervisor. 

- Departure date: 15 February, 2020 (If researcher would like to stay more than 3 months, please write about your desired period in your application form for we calculate new budget for your participation)


Intercultural Exchange

In order to capitalize on these diverse backgrounds of our participants, we encourage the exchange of each representative’s own unique heritage and culture through the sharing of national clothes, drinks, foods, sweets, souvenirs, flags, etc. during the Autumn Academy 2019.


Programs Language: English 


Eligible Participants

A broad range of the interested participants (Age: 18+) from various countries within the fields mentioned below can apply to the 8-Day Training or 3 Month Research Program:

- Representatives of Government Institutions, Diplomatic Missions and Courts

- Representatives of Business Institutions and Private Sector

- Representatives of Religious Organizations and Political Parties

- Representatives of IOs, INGOs and Local NGOs

- Representatives of Universities, Academic Staff, Researchers and Students

- Representatives of Media Institutions

- Lawyers, Mediators, Coachers, Mentors and Peacebuilders

- Other potential individuals


Alumni Participants represented State Institutions, Embassies, Private Institutions, Universities, Swiss Government, Australian Government, Romanian Government, UK Government, European Union, European Investment Bank, Asian Development Bank, African Union, United Nations, UNWOMEN, IOM, UNDP, UNICEF, ICRC, Peace Brigades International, Soros Foundation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Welthungerhilfe, Save the Children and etc. institutions and also individuals (Students, Researchers, Philanthropists, Trainers, Teachers, Scientists, Activists, Journalists and etc.).


Career Opportunities

- Participation in 8-day Autumn Academy gives the participants education and network to build their future career worldwide level in state, private and public sectors as peace builder, manager, lawyer, diplomat, human resource officer, mediator, international and public relations manager, mentor, coacher and in etc. relevant jobs.

- Participating as researcher in 3 Month Research Program could assist you to apply PhD programs with fresh research skills, to join various institutions as professional researcher or expert (Parliament, Research Centres, Think Tank Institutions, Universities, Various States organisations) or as Trainer.


 Why Basel as Ideal Venue to Visit

- To enjoy from marvelous Swiss Nature, visiting City Library, Museums, Zoo and Theater during the free time and weekends period

- Basel is a home city of oldest university (more than 550 years) of Switzerland and there have plenty research, innovation and teaching institutions in different spheres

- Existence of many world leading multinational companies in the pharmacy, law, agrochemicals, medical engineering, IT, logistics, finance and communications fields

- Basel is essential location in Europe which connect South Europe with North Europe, East Europe with West Europe by rail, plane (EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg), ship, tram, bus and auto roads

- Basel located at the heart of Europe where France, Germany and Switzerland all meet which also makes easy of daily visiting more people from neighbour countries with using of convenient public transport

- Existence of plenty hotels, restaurants, bars, museums, theatres, cinemas, green parks and shopping places gives opportunity to the guest of the Basel city to spend comfortable and enjoyable time

- Hotel guests in Basel can use the city's public transport free-of-charge with their BaselCard. This card also allows to the guest to enter many public places with 50% discount and free surfing on the guest WiFi

- Visiting of Zoo in Basel which is oldest Zoo in Switzerland

- Basel is the safe place for visit and it`s gives positive feeling while talking with friendly and hospitable local people

- Walking in Rhine riverside could relax and gives you fabulous time

- Basel is well-known as Football Capital of Switzerland


To be Sending Organisation

We invite state, private, public and academic institutions from different countries to send their individual or group participants to our short- or long-term academic programs. If your organization is interested in a partnership, we welcome your proposal by email.

 

Participation Fee: All the fees stated below calculated per participant

The reason for fees stated below is that we aim to provide the highest quality activities and trainers, as well as the best available standard of accommodation, food and social programme. Participants will receive an exceptional educational, professional and personal experience.

 

A) 8-Day International Autumn Academy Participation Fee

 

- 8 Days Training with Double Room (Room for 2 participants) stay: 1700EUR 

- 8 Days Training with Single Room (Room for 1 participant) stay: 2000EUR

- Participation fee without accommodation & breakfast expenses: 1100EUR per 8 day Autumn Academy period.

This fee only covers participation in the Welcome Day Apero, Farewell Grill Party, Lunch, Coffee-Tea expenses, Invitation Letter, Certificate, Course Materials, Free WiFi & Course Fee

 

What is included in the participation fee during the 8-Day Autumn Academy period?

- Accommodation

- Two Meals per Day (Only Breakfast & Lunch expenses included in the fee)

- Course & Stationary Materials (Badge, File, Notebook and Pen)

- Free WiFi on the whole Campus area

- Welcome Apero & Farewell Grill Party

- Program Fee

- Certificate

- Cables and adapters

- Water Dispenser (only still water) in the seminar room

- Access to the coffee machine for the whole day

- Invitation Letter

- Free: Soccer square: You are welcome to use the soccer field. Bring your own ball & sport clothes

- Free Table tennis: There is one table available. Please bring your own ball and racket with you.

- Car parking. There are parking spaces available for free

- Free BASELCARD for who is paid for Accommodation for whole training period which includes

1. Free Use of public transport in Basel City

2. Free WiFi at 17 hotspots

3. A one-time 50% discount on

- admission to museums (incl. special exhibitions)

- entry to Basel Zoo

- admission to Theater Basel (only applies to tickets purchased at the box office)

- 2-hour tour on the sightseeing bus

- walking tour of the old town

- scheduled trips on cruises offered by Basler Personenschifffahrt

 

B 3-Month Research Program Fee

- Fee with Accommodation: 7500EUR

- Fee without Accommodation: 4500EUR


What is included in the participation fee during the 3-Month Research Program Period?

- Single room stays expenses for research program period (Hotel or Hostel or Flat)

- Travel expenses to visit various 2-4 Swiss based Institutions

- Academic Supervisor fee to guide the research paper

- WiFi

- Program fee

- Certificate

- Invitation Letter

 

C) Participation as Sponsor (Please contact by email till the 15 October 2019)

- To be Diamond Sponsor: 50000EUR and above      

- To be Platinum Sponsor: 35000EUR and above                           

- To be Gold Sponsor: 20000EUR and above                                  

- To be Silver Sponsor: 10000EUR and above                                 

- To be Bronze Sponsor: 5000EUR and above 

- To be Individual Sponsor: 500EUR and above 


Sponsors` Benefit

- Publishing sponsor name & logo in the training documents & program

- 1 Table for promotional and publishing materials of Sponsor

- Participation in Welcome Apero: include snacks and soft drinks, coffee & tea

- Producing event equipment and materials to promote Sponsor (Type of Product and number depends from the sponsorship amount)

 

What is not Included in the Participation Fee?

Dinner, extra accommodation nights and meal expenses, international travel and travel-related expenses (visa & insurance fee expenses) are not included in the participation fee of Autumn Programs 2019.

The Participation fee also does not cover extra persons’ (family members, relatives, friends, colleagues, etc.) accommodation and meal expenses.

Participants of the 3-Month Research Program are responsible for food and local travel expenses after participation in the 8-Day Autumn Academy.

 

Scholarship

IPD offers support for most needed potential participants in the form of reduced participation fees.

If you wish to request a discounted participation fee amount, please write your request briefly via email before or during the application submission period.

Unfortunately the IPD scholarship program does not cover all of the participation fee and international travel expenses.


Application Deadline & Participation Procedure Step by Step

Interested participants need to send the filled application in WORD format and scanned Passport Page (Only photo page) by email to fhuseynli@ipdinstitute.ch no later than 11 November, 2019 for the Late Application & Payment Deadline. Please label your documents as “NAME” “SURNAME” “COUNTRY” “DOCUMENT NAME”.

1. The participant submits a filled application in WORD format with a CV and scanned passport page by the deadline

2. The participant will receive an invoice to start the payment of the requested participation fee amount

3. When the requested fee has been transferred to the bank account provided, the participant will receive an invitation letter via email. If visa application process is required, we will send the invitation letter by post and also to the relevant embassy by email.


NOTE: We strongly advice participants to submit the filled application as soon as possible, particularly if they require a visa to enter Switzerland or those who are and who in need of more financial documentation for his/her participation.

 

Cancellation Rules & Dates of Participation

Below stated high cancellation prices stated because of to prevent the mass application submission of non-serious people and prevent the financial risks of accommodation expenses.

Please note that after submission of the application, any participation cancellation until 5 September, 2019 the charge will be 800EUR (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) for the participants of 8-Day Autumn Academy or 2000EUR (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) for the participants of 3-Month Research Program (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) from the paid participation fee for the administrative charges.

For participation cancellation between 5 September, 2019 till the 15 October, 2019 the charge will be 1000EUR (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) for the participants of 8-Day Autumn Academy or 4000EUR (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) for the participants of 3-Month Research Program (not including bank transfer and exchange rates costs) from the paid participation fee for the administrative charges.

For participation cancellation after 15 October, 2019, there will be no refund on the paid participation fee.

 

IPD Bank Account

Beneficiary`s Name: Institut für Frieden und Dialog (IPD)

Bank Name: PostFinance Ltd                                                           

Bank Address: Mingerstrasse 20, 3030 Bern, Switzerland                         

Account number: 91-577724-2 EUR                     

IBAN: CH 27 0900 0000 9157 7724 2                   

SWIFT code: POFICHBEXXX

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Event Place & Accommodation

Please note that we have limited number of Accommodation rooms in our hand and that is why we strongly advice applicants do they best to register for Autumn Programs as soon as possible for we can find available room.

Depending on the participation fee payment mentioned above, participants will stay in double or single rooms during the Autumn Academy period in the Chrischona-Campus in Basel.

After the 8-day Autumn Academy, depending from the paid fee amount we will place the researcher in Hotel/Hostel room or in flat or in one of our Swiss Host Families in a separate room during the research period.


Venue for Autumn Academies & Conferences: Chrischona-Campus | Konferenzzentrum Basel

Address: Chrischonarain 200 | 4126 Bettingen, Basel city

T: +41 61 646 42 70

E: reception@chrischona.ch

www.chrischona-campus.ch


Arrival with public transportation to Chrischona-Campus


From Badischen Bahnhof

- Tram 6 towards “Riehen, Grenze” to the stop “Bettingerstrasse”.

- At “Bettingerstrasse“ please change from tram to Bus number 32 accross the road.

- Exit Bus 32 at “St. Chrischona”. Walk uphill towards the church and you will find the reception on your right hand.

- From 8pm (on the weekends from 7.30pm) till approximately 12:30 pm you will need to exit the bus 32 at Bettingen village. There is a small car waiting for you that takes you to Chrischona. Should the car not be there please call number +41 (0)61 227 55 75.


From EuroAirport

- Bus Nr. 50 direction Basel SBB

- Chage by Busstop “Brausebad”.

- From “Brausebad” Tram 6 direction “Riehen Grenze”.

- Tram 6 towards “Riehen, Grenze” to the stop “Bettingerstrasse”.

- At “Bettingerstrasse“ please change from tram to Bus number 32 accross the road.

- Exit Bus 32 at “St. Chrischona”. Walk uphill towards the church and you will find the reception on your right hand.

- From 8pm (on the weekends from 7.30pm) till approximately 12:30 pm you will need to exit the bus 32 at Bettingen village. There is a small car waiting for you that takes you to Chrischona. Should the car not be there please call number +41 (0)61 227 55 75.


From Trainstation Basel SBB

- Tram 2 towards “Eglisee” to the stop “Basel, Badischer Bahnhof,” then transfer to Tram 6

- Tram 6 towards “Riehen, Grenze” to the stop “Bettingerstrasse”.

- At “Bettingerstrasse“ please change from tram to Bus number 32 accross the road.

- Exit Bus 32 at “St. Chrischona”. Walk uphill towards the church and you will find the reception on your right hand.

- From 8pm (on the weekends from 7.30pm) till approximately 12:30 pm you will need to exit the bus 32 at Bettingen village. There is a small car waiting for you that takes you to Chrischona. Should the car not be there please call number +41 (0)61 227 55 75.

 

 

Contact person for any Questions

Mr. Fakhrinur Huseynli

Director

Institute for Peace & Dialogue, IPD / Institut für Frieden und Dialog

Address: Hegenheimerstrasse 175, 4055 Basel, Switzerland

Cell number: +41 76 431 61 70

E: fhuseynli@ipdinstitute.ch

 www.ipdinstitute.ch


 If you have any problem to contact with us via your Office email, then please try to write us via your personal email or via Skype and inform your IT Department asap about the exist problem

We are looking forward to seeing you in our Autumn Program 2019