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Minor

Conflict Studies

The minor Conflict Studies provides students with an interdisciplinary perspective that relates the analysis of local, national, international and transnational conflicts. It familiarises students with critical theoretical perspectives, the research of different faculty, and with approaches to analysing and addressing conflict.

For whom?

Students who are interested in:

  • the historical development of the field of conflict,
  • the causes and dynamics of conflict,
  • intervening and resolving conflicts.
COURSES SEM 1 SEM 2 SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 EC
  • Introduction to Conflict Studies
    1—2
    4—5
    12
  • Restricted-choice electives: Tier 2
    1—5
    12
  • Free-choice electives: Tier 3
    1—6
    6
Read more in the Course Catalogue

Related Master's programme

This minor may serve as a good preparation for academic Bachelor’s students who want to apply for admission to the Master's programme in Conflict Resolution and Governance. Always check the entry requirements of the Master’s programme you are interested in.

Entry requirements

  • Students must have completed their first bachelor year.
  • Not open to students from universities of applied sciences (HBO).

Application

International exchange students are contacted by their programme coordinator regarding enrolment. Students from Dutch universities can enrol the following way:

  • Students from other universities may enrol as a guest student in this minor programme at the UvA.
  • Fill in the application form on the minor page of the digital Course Catalogue
  • Use your student ID number to register for the course in SIS
Facts & Figures
Credits 30 ECTS, One year
Language of instruction English
Conditions for admission Preliminary training necessary
Starts in September