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Graduate Programs in Peace Studies and Related Fields

(in alphabetical order by institution)

Note: The dates in parentheses indicate when we received documents from these institutions.  Some on file may be out of date, so it would probably be best to check their Web sites.  It is advisable to still look through the letters, pamphlets, and brochures on file in the Peace Studies library.

Helpful sites


American University – School of International Service – Master’s Degree Program – International Peace and Conflict Resolution –

Arcadia University (formerly Beaver College) Graduate Studies – M. A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution –

The Australian National University in  Partnership with International Peace Research Institute, Oslo and Bjorknes College – Peace and Conflict Studies Graduate Studies in International Affairs – M. A. International Relations, M. A. International Affairs, Master of Diplomacy/Master of Internal Affairs, Graduate Diploma in International Affairs –

Claremont Graduate University – Psychology –M. A. and Ph. D. degrees in five concentrations: social psychology, organizational behavior, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, and program evaluation.  Also a master’s program in human resources design -

Clark University – Graduate Programs in International Development, Community, & Environment (IDCE)

Community Development and Planning:

Geographic Information Science for Development and Environment:

Environmental Science and Policy:

International Development and Social Change:

Clark University - Ph. D. Social Psychology specializing in Peace Pyschology - Contact Dr. Joseph de Rivera

Coventry University - Postgraduate courses in Peace Studies at the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies –

  1. M.A. in Peace and Reconciliation Studies
  2. Postgraduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution Skills

Duquesne University – Graduate Center for Social And Public Policy – M. A. in Social and Public Policy or Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies  -

The Graduate Institute at Mitchell College – Master of Arts in Irenic Studies -

The Graduate Institute of Peace Studies Kyung Hee University

International Graduate University for Peace in Korea -

SIT Graduate Institute - Master’s Degree Program – Conflict Transformation; Graduate Certificate Program in Conflict Transformation Across Cultures (CONTACT); Summer Peacebuilding Institute in Conflict Transformation Across Cultures (CONTACT) -

TRANSCEND Peace University – TPU Online –

University of California at Santa Cruz – Social Psychology -

University for International Cooperation – ILEP – Latin American Peace Studies Institute –

Universitat Jaume I, Castellon Spain - International M. A. Program in Peace and Development Studies of the –

UMass Amherst – Master’s Program in Public Policy and Administration –

UMass Amherst – Psychology of Peace and Violence Graduate Concentration under the PhD. In Social Psychology Program --

UMass Boston – Graduate Programs in Dispute Resolution – available: M. A. or Graduate Certificate -

University of Notre Dame – Kroc Institute’s M. A. in Peace Studies -

University of Oregon – School of Law – Master’s Degree Program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution –

The UN University for Peace – M. A. Gender and Peace Building –

The UN University for Peace (UPEACE) – Peace Education Masters Program –

The UN University for Peace – UPEACE June Institute will consist of two and one-week short courses that will be given in different areas such as peace, conflict, entrepreneurship, media, and international migration.

Please also check out the UPEACE January Institute and the Summer Training Sessions

University of Notre Dame – The Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies -  M. A. Peace Studies -

University of San Diego – Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice – M. A. in Peace and Justice Studies -

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee – PhD. Specialization “Social Foundations of Education” in the Urban Educational Doctoral Program at the School of Education –