Education at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Nybron, Uppsala

The Department offers comprehensive education in Peace and Conflict Studies, including full-range Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD Programmes. As a student at the Department you will engage with a vibrant research environment and thrive among motivated high-performing fellow students. All classes are taught in English and the students regularly come from all corners of the world. 

The analytic skills gained through our courses and programmes are useful for students aiming to become either academics or practitioners in their professional life. Students from our Department have proceeded to careers within, for example, international organisations such as the United Nations, governmental ministries and agencies, non-governmental organisations, as well as the academia. 

Information for current students

  • UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia Tutorial (ucdp.uu.se)

  • Introduction to UCDP Definitions of Organized Violence

  • Lecture on Peace Research by Peter Wallensteen