Bachelor of Arts in HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP IN CROSS-CULTURAL DIALOGUE
New study programme starting in September 2012, the International YMCA University of Applied Sciences, Kassel, Germany is offering a B.A. programme in Human Development and Leadership (HumLead) online.
The programme is creatively designed to offer pragmatic, relevant application, with a blend of academic scholarship and practitioners’ engagement in cross-cultural dialogue and sharing of contextual experiences.
The degree programme will inspire those, desiring a qualification in the field of Human Development and Cross-Cultural Leadership, for those engaged in NGOs, Mission agencies, for YMCA staff and voluntary leaders, those who have special interest in the area of cross-cultural understanding, conflict resolution and community development. It could also be valuable for people seeking a foreign degree which helps in personal and professional advancement in life.
The B.A. HumLead is fully accredited through the German government, hence recognized worldwide. Alumni will be able to move on to graduate programmes at any other university. The programme will be delivered in English.
It is a fulltime, three year programme with a combination of interactive online courses with two-week residencies (face-to-face) every year. These residencies will be held at different places world-wide offering exposure to different socio-cultural contexts, starting with Germany in September 2012.
The programme seeks to encourage sustainable development, inclusive Christian faith, ethical leadership, compassion and special skills to inspire participants to proactively hold on to tradition and change, particularity and plurality, human dignity and spirituality.
The program costs 300 € per month with additional costs for the three mandatory residencies. Possibilities for scholarships in full or in part for deserving applicants who are formally recommend by the respective YMCA movement will be explored. The application deadline is April, 30th 2012. Those who need a visa may apply earlier. For application and more information please see: http://www.cvjm-hochschule.de/index.php?id=785&L=0
Further you can write an e-mail to Solomon Benjamin.