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Peace and Conflict Studies

Welcome to the pages belonging to Peace and Conflict Studies at the Department of Political Science. Find general information about the subject Peace and Conflict Studies on these pages.

In Lund the subject Peace and Conflict Studies belongs to the Department of Political Science, and therefore you now find these pages on the department's website.

Find information that concerns all enrolled students on the Department's general pages: Information about your studies. You can also click on "Current students" to access these pages.
Information about each course in the subject Peace and Conflict Studies can be found in the main menu bar Education or by finding your course in the links below.

Education

The courses are intended for students who wish to apply multidisciplinary perspectives to issues of war, conflict analysis and peacebuilding and are offered every second term.

The following courses are offered on the bachelor level entirely in English and are available for both programme students as well as exchange students who apply through their international coordinator.

The following courses are offered part-time on the intermediate level in English and are available to Swedish students as well as exchange students who apply through their international coordinator.

Master level in Peace and conflict studies

  • Development studies at lu.se
  • Global studies at lu.se
  • Social studies of gender at lu.se

Research

Research in Peace and Conflict Studies is multidisciplinary, comprising disciplines such as political science, international law, intelligence analysis, history, social anthropology and economic history.

Research areas:

  • War, conflict, terrorism
  • International security
  • Peacekeeping interventions and defence
  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • Democratisation, economic development and state reconstruction
  • International law, norms and human rights
  • Intelligence analysis, technology and defence doctrines

Contact

Roxanna Sjöstedt
Director
Telephone: 046-222 46 01
E-mail: roxanna [dot] sjostedt [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Daniel Alfons / Mats Janér / Lidija Lindoff
Study Advisors
Telephone: 046-222 89 50 / 046-222 80 48 / 046-222 89 38
E-mail: studievagledare [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Jessica Blom Larsson
Administrator
Telephone: 046-222 82 05
E-mail: expeditionen [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se  

Thursday seminar

Where? Eden 236.
When? To be announced.
How? Open seminar for all interested. Mandatory for FKV Students.