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PhD Programmes


We welcome doctoral students. The advantages of doing a PhD at DGSi include: 

  • Possibility of inter-disciplinary supervision 
  • Being part of an active multi-disciplinary research community in one of the world's leading conflict, peace and security studies Institutes 
  • Opportunities to be involved in organising conferences, visiting lecture series, etc. 
  • Opportunities to teach in participating departments.


Find a supervisor 

Our core staff offer PhD supervision. Your first step to starting a PhD is finding a supervisor, view our staff list.

Find Funding 

If you are thinking of doing a PhD in conflict, security, development, social movements, (critical) terrorism or peace studies, funding opportunities are available.


For information about entry requirements and making your application, please see the information about Research Degrees on the School of Government and International Affairs website. 


Meet our current PhD researchers