You will have the opportunity to delve deeply into the fields and issues of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution through the Washington Semester at AU. Only here can you gain background knowledge and realistic view points of the conflicts in former Yugoslavia, and Northern Ireland. By the time you complete the Washington Semester you will have a thorough understanding of the significance of the Washington experience by relating the people and places you meet and visit to the discussion of Peace and Conflict.
The overall program, with its internship and research project components, as well as the overseas trip, emphasizes the importance of integrating theory, research and practice. You will analyze current events related to social and political conflicts around the world with a particular emphasis on conflict resolution models and peacemaking initiatives between individuals, larger communities and nations.
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