Career Prospects

At the department, the teaching staff goes to great length to anchor their teaching in research. In doing so, the education can maintain high scientific quality, while keeping its strong focus on lifting relevant topical practice related issues in the education. You will be trained in numerous generic skills to hone and gradually develop your methodological skills and your ability to criti­cally evaluate cases of onsets of, dynamics and resolution of armed conflicts using different social science approaches.

The program prepares graduates for a professional career as analysts or researchers in both the private and the public sector, both nationally and internationally. The Master program in Peace and Conflict Studies provides a broad competence with special knowledge of how to moderate conflict and build peace and justice at national and global levels. Former students at the department work at international organizations, various national ministries and governmental agencies in Sweden and abroad, as well as in various non-governmental organizations such as Greenpeace.

The program also prepares students for research and teaching and is a qualification when applying for doctoral studies in Peace and Conflict Studies or International Relations. Former students at the department are completing their PhD studies at, for example, Columbia University in New York, Oxford University in Oxford, Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, King’s College in London, and European University Institute in Florence as well as various national Swedish universities.

Master Program in Peace and Conflict Studies

Ms. Liana Lopes
Program Coordinator
E-mail: liana.lopes@pcr.uu.se
Phone: +46 (0) 18 471 23 77
Fax: +46 (0)18 69 51 02
P.O. Box 514
SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden

Ms. Ingalill Blad Ögren
Program Administrator
E-mail: ingalill.blad-ogren@pcr.uu.se
Phone: +46 (0)18 471 23 49
Fax: +46 (0)18 69 51 02
P.O. Box 514
SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden