Admission of candidates into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) In International Conflict Management programme opens in February every year.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in International Conflict Management (PICM) at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) is one of the only few of such programmes available in Africa. PhD students accepted into the programme will receive broad interdisciplinary training and opportunities that draw on an array of social science and humanities disciplines. Graduates will be able to address problems from a sophisticated knowledge base of substantive and methodological approaches. The core courses prepares students in key global competencies including: (1) Intercultural Dynamics of Global Conflict; (2) Conflict, Peace and Security analysis; (3) International Relations; (4) National Security Issues; and (5) International Law, Human Rights and Conflict. Methodological preparation is rigorous, including course work in the first year.