Brandeis University

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The curriculum of the Master's Program in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence ensures that participants will secure a solid grounding in the theories of contemporary coexistence and conflict prevention work, as well as develop the professional skills to design and implement successful interventions to deal with the challenges of such conflicts.

The curriculum includes an academic year in residence followed by six months of combined fieldwork and final paper, leading either to an internship report, a master's paper or master's thesis.  It is designed to help students develop the ability to foster inter-communal and international cooperation in the face of tension and conflict. The approach is interdisciplinary, drawing from fields as diverse as social psychology, international politics, sociology, law, anthropology and cultural studies. 

The program offers the following to students: