To have an advanced knowledge of theories and concepts about conflict and development and to compare them critically.
To have an understanding of current issues and trends of conflict and development in the Global South, including their political, cultural, environmental, economic, social, regional, transnational and humanitarian aspects.
To have an advanced knowledge of the historical and current role of local, national, regional and transnational actors in the field of conflict and development.
To have an insight into the development of contemporary thinking about and in the Global South and to reflect on the scientific and social position of this knowledge.
Using general anthropological, economic, historical, political, sociological and sustainability-related theories as resources in the study of conflict and development in and from the Global South.
Translate general and subject-specific knowledge and insights into individual case studies.Design an original problem statement and research question and link it to the state of international research.
Independently organize scientific (field)work in the broad sense of the term.Adjust creative methods, theoretical frameworks and the research design where necessary.Interpreting one's own research independently and critically.In-depth analysis of complex problems of conflict and development.Independently formulate a well-argued and critical position on the debates and issues in the field of conflict and development studies.
Making connections and developing and applying new viewpointsTo have an insight into the ethical and intercultural aspects that research entails, both for the researcher and for his/her study object.
To have an inquisitive attitude and be willing to continuously update insights about conflict and development in the Global South.
Correctly displaying insights and research in a scientific dissertation, article or a policy report.
Constructive collaboration with peers during joint written and oral presentations, discussion, papers, field work and incorporation of sources.
Communicate clearly and authoritatively, orally and in writing, about the field and one's own research with colleagues, policy makers, stakeholders and non-experts.
Use academic and professional language in oral and written presentations, papers, discussions and research
Integrate current issues of conflict and development in the Global South and their impact on the North into one's research.To have an insight into the social consequences of research results and policy recommendations.
To have an insight in the possibilities to detect, prevent, manage and resolve conflicts.Apply scientific knowledge, skills and/or methodologies in the field of conflict and development to practice challenges and/or in a professional context in an adequate and integral way.