Short courses


For government officials, embassy and NGO staff, and students

Need to negotiate on a daily basis but lack the skills to do so successfully? If so, this short course could be the answer. Through practical exercises, case analysis and group discussion you will learn the strategies needed to solve conflicts of interest in a sustainable way.

Introduction to International Negotiations

Enhance your negotiation skills with us!

About the course
This four-day course aims to form and enhance participants’ awareness of the negotiating process. They will acquire the tools and develop the skills required to manage everyday negotiation situations successfully.

The course is taught by Prof. Dr. Felix Addor, a veteran international negotiator with the Swiss government, and lecturer on international negotiations and global governance at the University of Bern.

Course dates:
20 and 27 March, 3 and 24 April 2020

The course is open to government officials, embassy staff, people working for international organisations and NGOs as well as  students from different universities. For inquiries and to sign up, send an email to

1,200 Swiss francs