Serbia, Bosnia and Kosovo: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans

The SIT Study Abroad program in the Balkans examines peacebuilding, post-conflict transformation, and the impact of international intervention on state formation, human rights, and transitional justice in the comparative context of Southeast Europe.


The program explores the origins of the conflicts in the Balkans, from the breakup of Yugoslavia to the violent wars of the 1990s, as well as current challenges and opportunities in regional post-conflict transformation.

Students can choose between three different tracks for their independent study month:
Journalism Track: work with professional journalists to research and produce a full-length print or broadcast feature story on a topic related to the theme of the program
Academic Track: conduct field research and produce a substantial academic paper
Internship track: engage in an internship that will allow them gaining work experience and professional and intercultural skills at a local organization.

This website features the works and achievements of the journalism track students.

Find our more information about the program HERE