It is with great pleasure that GSUM announces the success of its second edition of the Winter School’s call for applications. We have received more than 50 applications from outstanding candidates, highly qualified academics, graduate and post graduate students, and practitioners, of over 20 different nationalities. Applications came from all the different regions of the Global South and from the rest of the World (please check the graph below).



We received applications from the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Burundi, Canada, Finland, Georgia, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Lithuania, Nepal, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Ukraine, and United States.


The GSUM Winter School is a two weeks intensive academic and training program on conflict resolution and international mediation taking place in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Students will have the opportunity to explore issues and experiences concerning specifically the Global South. The courses are conducted by renowned specialists, eminent scholars and practitioners.