This course will focus on the practice of international conflict management. It will introduce students to conflict analysis as well as to conflict management tools, with a focus on the tools of the UN and of regional organisations such as the OSCE. Past international conflicts and their roots and causes will be discussed and international responses will be analysed. In practical exercises, students will have the chance to apply lessons learned in a simulation setting. The course will also feature guest speakers from the world of international diplomacy.