Peace and Conflict Studies B 2019/2020 (30 credits)

Spring 2020, 100 %, Campus

Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 7 June 2020

Application Deadline: 15 October 2019

Enrolment 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 %)

Entry Requirements: Peace and Conflict Studies A, 30 credits, or 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 45000

Tuition fee, total: SEK 45000

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

Students admitted to the Bachelor Programme in Peace and Development Studies, the Bachelor Programme in Political Science or the Bachelor Programme in Social Sciences have priority to the course.

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