Peace and Conflict Studies B, 30 credits

Academic year 2023/2024

  • Spring 2024, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 15 January 2024

    End date: 2 June 2024

    Application deadline: 16 October 2023

    Application code: UU-70509 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Final school grades (40%) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (10%) - Higher education credits, maximum 165 credits (50%)

    Registration: Please contact the department.

Entry requirements: Peace and Conflict Studies A or the equivalent


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 45,000

Tuition fee, total: SEK 45,000

Please note: Lectures are held in English, but seminars and written assignments can be carried out in either Swedish or English.

About the course

The purpose of the course is to give students a deeper understanding of the complexities around the onset, development and resolution of armed conflict. The aim is furthermore to provide an introduction to methodological issues in peace and conflict research and practice the skill of conducting independent analyses of both empirical material and scholarly works. The course consists of three modules: Causes of Armed Conflict, 7.5 credits; Conflict Resolution, 7.5 credits; Methods and Thesis writing,15 credits.

More information


Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Gamla Torget 3, 1tr 753 20 Uppsala

Box 514, 751 20 UPPSALA


Chris Chau


Telephone: +46 18 471 23 79