MSc in Conflict Resolution and Governance
Language of instruction: English
Starts in: September
The Conflict Resolution and Governance programme provides you with a foundation in theory and research that helps you analyse conflicts and conflict resolution efforts in relationship to the dynamics of public governance.
You are given the opportunity to develop a command of diverse resources needed to respond to analytical challenges presented by local, regional, and global conflicts and to situate contemporary events in a historical and comparative perspective.
The case-oriented approach of the programme helps you to develop skills and experience through the analysis of action in settings that are grounded in comparative and historical perspectives.
This programme starts in September. Fulfilling the requirements should take one year of full-time study.
The curriculum consists of:
- the specialisation module (12 EC)
- one core course (9 EC)
- one elective (9 EC)
- the CRG research project (30 EC).
The research project consists of seminar fieldwork, primary and secondary research and a written thesis.
The final Master's thesis is a report on research carried out by the student as part of the research project. The thesis should be between 20,000 and 25,000 words long.
Applications will be carefully evaluated by the admissions committee. The committee determines whether or not all entry requirements as specified below are met and assesses the quality of each application compared to the other applications received.
International diplomas are evaluated on the basis of advice from professional diploma evaluators. The minimum level of the diploma should be equivalent to three years of Dutch university education.
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Cost & Fees
The statutory tuition fee (except for the part-time rate) is determined annually by the Dutch government. Institutional tuition fee rates are set by the higher education institutions individually, and apply to students who do not meet the conditions for the statutory tuition fee rate.
The tuition fee rate is valid for a full academic year. The rate for enrolment as of 1 February can be determined by calculating 7/12ths of the given rate.
Statutory tuition fees 2016-2017
- full-time students € 1,984
- part-time students € 1,706
- dual programme students € 1,984
- AUC students € 4,154
- PPLE students € 3,968
Information for students from the Netherlands, the EEA, the EU, Switzerland and Suriname.
Students from the Netherlands, other countries within the European Economic Area (EEA), the EU, Switzerland and Suriname pay the statutory tuition fees if they satisfy the legal requirements. Institutional fee for students who do not qualify for the statutory fees
You are required to pay the institutional tuition fee if:
- you are not a national of an EU or EEA Member State, Switzerland or Suriname;
- after obtaining your Dutch Bachelor's degree you enrol in a second Bachelor's programme;
- after obtaining your Dutch Master's degree you enrol in a second Master's programme;
- you fail to satisfy all the conditions under one of the UvA's transitional arrangements. You can find the regulations in the 2015-2016 Enrolment Provisions or the 2016-2017 Enrolment Provisions (in Dutch).
Last updated April 19, 2016