08 March 2013

Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR) - Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch and University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
Module 2 - Childhood studies and childhood research methodology
13 - 17 May 2013, Institut Kurt Bösch (IUKB), Sion Switzerland

Within the framework of the Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR), a two year post-graduate training programme on children’s rights, the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB) in Sion (Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) accept auditors to participate in one or several modules of the programme:

Module 2 - Childhood studies and Childhood research methodology
Module 3 - Children's rights and international law
Module 4 - Child labour and education
Module 5 - Children in contact with the law
Module 6 - Children's rights in the context of health and in relation to migration.

As a maximum, no more than 5 auditors per module will be accepted. Auditors are expected to participate actively in the modules. They will be invited to prepare their participation in a similar way as regular students, i.e. by preparing tasks inherent to the module(s) that will be attended.

The modules take place in Switzerland, alternately at the University of Fribourg and at IUKB in Sion/Bramois. Supplementary information on the whole programme is available on the IUKB's website.

Module 2 on ‘Childhood studies and childhood research methodology’ will be held at the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB) in Sion (Switzerland) from 13 to 17 May 2013.

The fee to participate to Module 2 of the MCR amounts to 2.000 CHF (€ 1650 – US$ 2150). It does not include travel expenses, housing and meals.

Please fill in the MCR Auditor application form and send it together with a motivation letter and a short curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) to:
Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB)
MAS in Children's Rights
P.O. Box 4176
CH – 1950 Sion 4

All documents should be submitted in English before 18 March 2013.Applications will be handled on a first come first served basis, taking into account the interdisciplinary and international features of the programme.

For further information, please email mcr@iukb.ch.

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