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Executive Diploma in Conflict Resolution & Mediation, CRM

Cal for Students for 2019 - 2020 Intake
Application & Payment Deadline: 01 June for Winter Term & 01 November for Spring Term 

Location: Basel, Switzerland
Program Duration: 1 Year (16 Modules)

Program Language: English


Executive Diploma program main goal is to provides access to teaching, research and practitioner skills and prepare professional experts to enable them to negotiate, mediate, manage and resolve any kind of conflicts as Mediator with they gained academic knowledge and practical skills on inter-personal, community, regional, national and international levels in state, private and public sectors and foster decision making processes.

WINTER TERM: Starts in 01 October and Ends in 25 December (Total: 13 Weeks)

Module 1: Conflict Prevention, Management & Resolution - 2 Weeks
Module 2: Mediation - 2 Weeks
Module 3: Interpersonal Dialogue and Cross-Cultural Relations - 1 Week
Module 4: Advocacy and Capacity Building - 1 Week
Module 5: Human Resource Management - 2 Weeks
Module 6: Leadership, Team Building and Management - 2 Weeks
Module 7: Psychology - 1 Week
Module 8: Trauma Healing & Reconciliation - 1 Week
Module 9: Social Responsibility & Ethics - 1 Week

SPRING TERM: Starts in 01 March and Ends in 10 May (Total: 10 Weeks)

Module 10: Global Economics - 1 Week
Module 11: International Humanitarian & Trade Organisations - 1 Week
Module 12: Public Policy & Public Relations - 2 Weeks
Module 13: Diplomacy, International Relations and Security - 1 Week
Module 14: International Law & Justice - 2 Weeks
Module 15: Arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Litigation - 1 Week
Module 16: Coaching, Mentoring, Personal & Organisational Development - 2 Weeks

- Class Days: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (Every day from 09.00 till 12.30)
- Diploma Research Paper submission Deadline: Within the 3 Month after Graduation (Minimum 30 Pages)
- Winter School Holiday: 25 December - 01 March
- Summer School Holiday: 10 May - 01 October
- Summer Internship: (Minimum 3 months) June - September (Privilege & Advisable)

CRM Executive Diploma program 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 Diploma. 

CRM Executive Diploma program gives the students education and network to build their future career worldwide level in state, private and public sectors as manager, lawyer, diplomat, human resource officer, mediator, international and public relations manager, mentor, coacher and in etc. relevant jobs.

- To build useful network, find potential partners and friends
- To get education via Interactive and Non-formal methods
- Worldwide working opportunities & career path to State, Private and Public institutions
- To get academic and professional knowledge from Swiss and non-Swiss experts
- To get Diploma, skills and knowledge in Conflict Resolution & Mediation fields
- To live in Basel which border with Germany and France
- To practice German, French and Italian languages with locals while studying
- To get education during the 1 year period
- To enjoy from Marcelos Swiss Nature during the free time, weekends and study vacation period


A broad range of the interested applicants (Age: 18+) from various countries within the below mentioned fields can apply to the Executive Diploma 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, Coachers, Mentors, Mediators, Peacebuilders
- Other potential individuals

Alumni: Participants represented Universities, State Institutions, Embassies, Private Institutions, Swiss Government, Australian Government, Romanian Government, UK Government, European Union, European Investment Bank, African Union, UN, UNWOMEN, IOM, UNDP, UNICEF, ICRC, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Welthungerhilfe, Save the Children and etc. institutions and also individuals.


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

TUITION FEE: 21000EUR for 1 Year Period


IPD offers support for most needed potential students in the form reduced the tuition fees.
If you wish to request discounted tuition fee amount, please write your request briefly via email before or during the application submission period.
Unfortunately IPD scholarship program do not cover the whole amount of tuition fee expenses.

Alumni of IPD Programs are also eligible to request the reduced tuition fee payment.

Members of Global Peace Ambassadors Network, GPAC will get 20% discount on requested participation fee amount. For membership please visit www.ipdinstitute.ch page

Alumni of IPD programs will get 10% discount on requested participation fee amount.

Interested students need to send the filled application in WORD format as well as a CV and scanned Passport Page (Only photo page) by email to fhuseynli@ipdinstitute.ch no later than 01 June for Winter Term & 01 November for Spring Term. Please label your documents as “NAME” “SURNAME” “COUNTRY” “DOCUMENT NAME”.

1. The student submits a filled application in WORD format with a CV and scanned passport page by the deadline
2. The student will receive an invoice to start the payment of the requested tuition fee amount

3. When the requested fee has been transferred to the bank account provided, the student 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 students 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 education.


Please note that after submission of the application in any case of the participation cancellation till the starting of CRM Executive Diploma program, there will be 50% cancellation fee amount of paid tuition fee + bank transfer and exchange rates costs will be extra charge.
Participation cancellation after beginning of the CRM Executive Diploma program, there will be no refund.

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                

Institute for Peace & Dialogue, IPD is one of the leading organiser of many successful international academic trainings and research programs in Switzerland in the field of peacebuilding, conflict transformation, mediation, security, intercultural dialogue, leadership and human rights. Through these events IPD bring together academicians, state, private and public sector representatives for the sake of empowering global education and building useful networking.
On the same time IPD implemented two ZurichEduCa Expo events in 2017 and 2018 with the participation of Exhibitors from Switzerland, Korea, USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Hungary, Taiwan, Australia, Belgium and United Arab Emirates.
IPD dedicates itself to the promotion of prevention of potential conflicts between and within states, companies and communities by strengthening institutional dialogue, mediation and academic education with the participation of civil societies, INGOs, business and state institutions. To achieve this, IPD provides its beneficiaries with academic-scientific programs (Academic Programs and 3-12 Month Research Programs), educational materials and skills transfer. 

IPD invites and work with state institutions, companies, INGOs, think tanks, researchers, media and interested public actors for the cooperation and implementation of conflict management. Through facilitating creative, innovative, effective and sustainable initiatives, IPD aims to empowering constructive intercultural dialogue, good global governance, responsible leadership, peaceful conflict transformation, active global citizenship, human security and welfare through, amongst others, mediation and non-violence methods. IPD is a non-commercial, non-political, non-religious and non-profit organisation.


Do you want to Contribute for Education of Students/Researchers from Developing Countries?
Donate and Make Others Happy

We all know that organizing such kind of international academic programs is quite expensive and very hard to implement with limited financial sources. So to help us in this matter, we invite State Institutions, Foundations, Private Sector, Universities, Public Sector and Individual Philanthropists to be Sponsor of IPD activities..Your Sponsorship will help institutional development of academic education, particularly will be helpful to support financially in form of scholarships to most of the motivated and needed students (students from the developing countries and students of the local non-profit organisations and etc.), whose people would like to positively change the situation in their country, build more peaceful environment and pave the way for a better future in the society where they live.

We believe as part of your Charity Wish or Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Philanthropy policy of your Institution, you will be opportunity to be Sponsor. 

To become Sponsor of please visit IPD website page Sponsorship section to fill the application form to start your Donation step by step. http://www.ipdinstitute.ch/Sponsorship-Donation/


Contact person:

Mr. Fakhrinur Huseynli
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

We are looking forward to see you in our Executive Diploma Program 2019 - 2020