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Students are housed as a group and you will be provided with a private room in hotel accommodation close to the Uniandes campus. Red Tree Study’s program coordinator will be housed in the same accommodation for the duration of the course and will be on hand to help with any questions and in case of emergency.
The evening and weekend social program, includes a variety of activities – from excursions to discover Colombia’s beautiful landscapes to group meals offering participants the chance to sample typical Colombian cuisine. These activities are carefully selected to enrich your understanding and enjoyment of the country.
Apply now to take part in this prestigious program and explore the contemporary history of this fascinating country. 'Armed Conflict, Peace Processes and the challenges of Peacebuilding in Colombia' will be delivered by the Political Science department at Colombia's top university, Universidad de los Andes, in Bogota.
The course is open to undergraduate students from a range of arts and humanities subjects, and has three modules:
1. History of the Colombian Armed Conflict: from the 1960s to today
2. Peace negotiations in Colombia
3. Building a lasting Peace
The program also includes practical and sociocultural activities, such as site visits to cultural, governmental and educational organizations in Colombia, and additional social activities.