Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Contemporary and International Conflict Management

when 21 July 2014 - 1 August 2014
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 1115

Conflict management has become a prominent field of inquiry and practice in three main areas: scholarly, policy-oriented, and operational. In this setting, the course aims to enhance understanding of violent conflict and conflict management. The sessions deal with the recent cases of Syria, Lebanon, the DRC, Liberia, the Sudans and Sri Lanka as illustrative examples, but also study other conflicts around the world.

Course leader

Prof. dr. Georg Frerks

Target group

The programme is especially designed for second and third year undergraduate students interested in contemporary conflict and in policies and practices of international conflict management.

The course builds upon on the humanities and social sciences, but is also fitting for interested students from related or other disciplines.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide the student with a state-of-the art introduction on contemporary conflict, to review existing explanatory approaches and major policies and instruments of international conflict management.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 1115: € 1115 - Course + course materials + housing
€ 780 - Course + course materials


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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