Research data at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research

A wide range of data is collected by researchers at the Department, which also houses the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) and the Violence & Impacts Early-Warning System (VIEWS). A selection of the publically available data from the Department can be explored and downloaded through this section.

Uppsala Conflict Data Program

The Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) is the world’s main provider of data on organized violence and the oldest ongoing data collection project for civil war, with a history of almost 40 years. Its definition of armed conflict has become the global standard of how conflicts are systematically defined and studied. Explore and download data from the Uppsala Conflict Data Program.

VIEWS: the Violence & Impacts Early-Warning System

The Violence & Impacts Early-Warning System (VIEWS) is a cutting-edge conflict prediction system that generates monthly forecasts for violent conflicts across the world up to three years in advance. It is supported by the iterative research and development activities undertaken by the VIEWS consortium. Explore and access data from the VIEWS early-warning system.