Dynamics of Armed Conflict [NEW DATES]

Please note: This page refers to a course that has already taken place.

03 - 07 May 2021

PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

Jeffrey T. Checkel: Jeffrey.Checkel@eui.eu

Equals 10 ECTS (with approved essay) according to standards of University of Oslo

Marte Nilsen: marnil@prio.org

Scott Gates: Professor at the Department of political Science, University of Oslo, and Research Professor at PRIO.

​Jeffrey T. Checkel: Professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute (Florence), and PRIO Global Fellow.

​This course provides an overview and critical assessment of contemporary research on armed conflict.  It will be in equal measure backward looking, assessing the state of the art and what have we learned; and future oriented, exploring cutting-edge issues and challenges.  

The course is organized in collaboration with the University of Oslo (UiO) and PRIO.

Application deadline: 1 March 2020

The application form is now closed, and no more applications will be accepted.


​Application deadline: 1 March 2020
Successful applicants will be notified by the end of May.


​​Upon full participation and the satisfactory completion of a course essay, the course equals 10 ECTS according to the standards of the University of Oslo. Participants must get an overview of the readings, participate actively in the lectures and submit a course essay that is marked as "pass". 


​​There is no participation fee, but the cost of transportation and accommodation must be covered by the participants.