The M.A. Program in Conflict Analysis
and Resolution (CONF) is an interdisciplinary
program dedicated to improve the understanding and
resolution of current, often violent social conflicts.
The program combines both micro and macro level
analyses that link theory with practice. For this
purpose, the program encourages and promotes:
Analyses of current and persistent conflict situations
with an emphasis on perceptual and
cultural aspects of social conflicts.
Research in negotiation, third-party intervention,
cooperative decision making, interactive conflict
resolution, and track-two diplomacy applied
to various social contexts.
Creative design and implementation of conflict
resolution process to policy issues related to
disputes in or among identity groups, governments,
organizations, civil society or corporations.
International organizations, NGO's, the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs, consulting firms, are potential
employers of our graduates.