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
Analyses of current and persistent
conflict situations with an emphasis on
perceptual and cultural aspects of social
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
International organizations, NGO's, the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, consulting firms,
are potential employers of our graduates.