Ph.D. in Conflict Studies | Saint Paul University

Ph.D. in Conflict Studies

School of Conflict Studies

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Admission applications for September 2024 are now accepted.

Program description

The Faculty of Human Sciences (FHS) at Saint Paul University offers a PhD in Conflict Studies, which is conferred jointly by the senates of Saint Paul University and the University of Ottawa under the terms of the federation agreement between them.

This program caters to students from both academic and professional backgrounds. In accordance with Saint Paul University regulations, students have the right to submit their work, their thesis, and to answer examination questions in French or in English. The program is offered on a full-time basis.

The program, administered by the School of Conflict Studies, studies various dimensions of social, political and philosophical conflict from a multilevel and multidisciplinary perspective.

Graduates of the PhD program will be prepared to:

  • Generate original, theoretically informed analyses based on in-depth knowledge of the various multidisciplinary dimensions in the study of conflict;
  • Design and conduct research that contributes to the advancement of the knowledge in the field of Conflict Studies.

Students are encouraged to consult the list of professors and their areas of interest which are posted on the website to determine whom they might want to ask to serve as a supervisor for their doctoral work.