Religion, Radicalisation, Resilience




European University Institute (EUI)


Future Learn


Free (certificate fee: USD$ 59, optional)

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This course explains religious radicalisation, violence and strategies to build resilience in communities and schools. It is offered by the European University Institute (EUI) through Future Learn, an online education platform. EUI is an international organization which produces high level research and provides doctoral and post-doctoral academic training in the social sciences.

This course examines terrorist events, their consequences and the stories of the perpetrators. It presents key experts seeking to explain how people were driven to become radicalised and engage in terrorist violence. The participants will be exposed to the definition of radicalisation and what forms it takes. It provides basic training in how to develop a community resilience programme against radicalisation and terrorism.

Some of the course contents are:

  • Violent radicalization in Europe
  • violent radicalisation in historical perspective
  • Counter-radicalisation theories