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The Conflict Management Program focuses on mechanisms for handling international conflict, both between and within states, and developing cooperation. 

The Cost of Attendance information is available for all degrees at SAIS.

Cultural Conversations, an innovative program directed by Azar Nafisi, launched in 2009 and serves as a stimulating forum for US and international scholars. We provide an alternative and autonomous space, independent of a specific political agenda, through a lecture series, educational workshops, graduate level courses and a regular newsletter.

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Our unique interdisciplinary education provides the theoretical insight and practical tools required for a successful career in today's global environment. A presence on three continents and a network of partnerships with leading global educational institutions set SAIS apart. SAIS students combine the study of international economics with key policy areas of global concern that span the world's pivotal regions. Our curriculum is complemented by a specialized, practical language proficiency program. 

The Diploma in International Studies requires two semesters of full-time study at SAIS Europe which include eight non-language courses and the completion of a language requirement. The diploma is a certification of graduate course work in international studies and is useful for those who already hold or are currently working toward a master’s degree. 

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This full-time program is for individuals who hold a Master and seek to become scholars as well as practitioners in international relations. Each PhD candidate works with a faculty adviser to design a unique academic and research plan to prepare for their dissertation. Students develop a comprehensive understanding of qualitative and quantitative analytic skills, international relations, economics, and regional studies.

SAIS offers partnerships with leading graduate schools in the United States and around the globe.  Students may create an ad hoc dual-degree program of study (non-formal program) with other prominent universities. Proposals for ad hoc dual-degrees are possible, but must be approved by the Office of Academic Affairs.

The International Economics Program provides students with a firm grasp of the theory and tools of economics and finance and the functioning of the international economic system. These skills are an important component of modern training in international affairs. 

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