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Courses and trainings

The Berghof Foundation provides innovative courses and trainings, where interested practitioners can draw on our long experience and technical expertise in international conflict settings.

Our courses are suitable for participants with various levels of experience and exposure to the topics.

Here are our current course offerings:

  • National Dialogue & Peace Mediation
    In this course, peace practitioners, mediators, and academics can gain insights into how to design and support National Dialogue processes. Participants can refresh their knowledge on peace mediation while exploring National Dialogues in more depth and learn how to effectively integrate these processes with one another.

    This 5-day annual course is offered jointly by swisspeace and the University of Basel, featuring expert contributions from Berghof Foundation trainers. It will take place from 13- 17 May 2024.

    Application deadline: 15 March 2024

  • Transformative peace education
    This online course provides theoretical basics informed by current issues as well as insights into proven methods from the Berghof Foundation’s peace education practice in Germany and abroad.

    Timeframe: October - November 2024

    Registration deadline: tbc