Two related PhD courses in the UiO-NTNU-PRIO Research School on Peace and Conflict are currently open for registration:

Qualitative Methods in the Study of Civil War Time: 29-30 April, 2-3 May 2013
Place: Peace Research Institute Oslo
Credits: 10 ECTS
Course leader: Jeffrey T. Checkel, Simons Chair, Simon Fraser University, Research Professor, PRIO (
Application deadline: Extended deadline: 6 April. Still some places left.

The Dynamics of Civil War Dates: 6-8, 10 May 2013.
Location: PRIO.
Leaders: Professor Jeffrey T. Checkel, Simon Fraser University ( and PRIO, and Professor Scott Gates, PRIO and Norwegian University of Science and Technology(NTNU) (
Credits: 10 ECTS.
Deadline of Application: 6 April 2013.

For information on admission, requirements and a full course description, please follow the links on the course pagesof the Research School on Peace and Conflict.

The courses are offered in collaboration between NTNU & PRIO.