European Graduate School EGS

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Masters Programs (MA)

The European Graduate School Arts Health and Society Division proudly offers M.A. degrees in the fields of Expressive Arts Therapy, Expressive Arts Coaching and Consulting, and Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding. Students study for three intense summer modules, at the EGS Campus in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. In the months between summer sessions, students undertake academic projects and internships. Students are also required to take art-, practice- and research modules offered by EGS on Campus in Saas-Fee, or elsewhere at Cooperating Universities and Institutes. This unique schedule provides professional artists, coaches, peaceworkers, therapists and educators a chance to fully immerse during the Summer School sessions to study, and still learn in the field and professional world the rest of the year.

Master of Arts in Expressive Arts Therapy with a Minor in Psychology

Expressive Arts Therapy is an intermodal field combining the study of psychopathology, health and illness, and the arts. Learn to work with the Arts as the teacher, a conduit of healing, for clients with disharmony in their life and disabilities in their body and mind. Through the process of art-making, an expressive arts therapist discovers how their clients can live in a better way, how the Arts facilitate change, through personal growth and transformation.

Master of Arts in Expressive Arts Coaching and Consulting with the option of a concentration in Education or Special Education

In our approach of using Expressive Arts as a bridge between imagination (possibility) and everyday reality (actuality) our methods and practice provide for effective, creative and solution-oriented counsel. This program is ideal for professionals wishing to enhance their skills in leadership and communication.

Master of Arts in Expressive Arts Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding

The Expressive Arts in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding (EXA-CT) M.A. is a three year program concentrating on the use of creative methods through the arts to address conflicts within teams, communities, and across cultures. The EXA-CT program provides students with frameworks for merging the arts with conflict analysis interventions, restorative justice, trauma awareness and healing, mediation, humanitarian responses, and research.

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