Religion, Peace & Non-Violence: The Case of Catholicism

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Course information

Content: In this 1-week summer intensive you will learn to distinguish between several levels of non-violence, receive training in ‘value focused interviewing’, and then do live interviews with key international figures who promote non-violence worldwide.


Entry requirements: Bachelor students interested in Ethics and Theology of War, Non-Violence and Peace and/or interest in the role of religion in international relations.


Knowledge this course gives you:

  • Knowledge and understanding of concepts of Just War, Just Peace and Non-Violence;
  • The ability to compare these concepts and seek for synthetic approaches;
  • Understanding of the way society and the state deal with aggression, violence and war;
  • Insights into the ways that a world religion can be understood as a factor of both violence and peace.


Start date: Monday 9 July 2018


Duration | ECTS: 1 week | 1 ECTS 


Language of instruction: English


School: Tilburg School of Catholic Theology


Course fee:

Free for current Tilburg University students.  €500 for external students, future Tilburg University students, staff and alumni.

10% early bird discount when registering before the 1st of April*

10% discount for students from partner universities*


Application and registration: 

Your registration for Tilburg University Summer School must be completed by May 31st, 2018. Note that the Early Bird application deadline is April 1st, 2018. Tilburg University Summer School reserves the right to cancel the course in case there are not enough applicants. If the maximum number of students is reached, a waiting list will be used.



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