Executive Certificate in Interreligious Cooperation for Peace

About this programme

This programme provides participants with the opportunity to take a  course focused on interreligious and intercultural studies. It complements the Globethics.net executive certificate programmes in applied ethics. Certificates are aligned with the European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET). 

Is religion causing or provoking violence or is religion building peace?

There is probably no other societal phenomenon in our times that creates more controversy. At the same time, it is certainly valid that all religions provide enormous potential for peaceful cohabitation and cooperation.

  • Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation
  • Religious Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Applied Ethics
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Intercultural Ethics
  • Peace Studies

The entry level starts with a Master’s Degree in Arts and Humanities or equivalent. Students are expected to possess a minimum English language-proficiency of B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The self-assessment grid2 provides potential participants with an overview in case of unfamiliarity with this framework.

There are 3 short courses in this programme

Subjects religion, culture
Language English
Study Method Distance learning
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Interreligious Cooperation for Peace - Religious Studies

This course is the first part of three online courses that shape the Executive Certificate Programme on Interreligious Cooperation for Peace. You will undertake a unique learning journey where you will learn about religion and religions and how religious communities can engage and learn from one another.

Starting date: 2023
Duration: 8 weeks
Study method: online

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Interreligious Cooperation for Peace - Cultural Studies

Peaceful cohabitation is possible when attention and respect are given to differing cultural views and practices. Arrival at and appreciation of common ethical values has the potential to create an enabling environment for exchange and eventually for change.

Starting date: 18 October 2021
Duration: 8 weeks
Study method: online

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Interreligious Cooperation for Peace - Ethical Studies 

Being able to recognise and evaluate different values and attitudes can be a starting point for cooperation between different groups, cultures and religions. Arrival at and appreciation of common ethical values has the potential to create an enabling environment for exchange and eventually for change.

Starting date: 11 April 2022
Duration: 8 weeks
Study method: online

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