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Call for Application to the PhD-level course “Conflict Trends”, 2021

Call for Application to the PhD-level course “Conflict Trends”, 2021

Application deadline 25 June 2021

Tuesday, 01 Jun 2021

​Is the world becoming more peaceful, or can we expect more conflict in the future? The impression we get from the media certainly is gloomy. But what does the numbers and facts tell us? This course will give an overview of conflict trends based on large conflict datasets on conflict related variables. It will provide a better understanding of the larger global trends in the world such as level and type of conflicts, the geography and demography of conflict, and protests and mobilization. In addition, we will explore the Colombian conflict through survey data. 

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Apply Now: PRIO Peace Research Course at the International Summer School

Apply Now: PRIO Peace Research Course at the International Summer School

Thursday, 04 Feb 2021

​The International Summer School (ISS) at the University of Oslo is an academic centre for learning in an international context and a forum for fostering intercultural understanding. The Peace Research course has been part of the University of Oslo International Summer School since 1969. PRIO is responsible for the academic syllabus, as well as for teaching and other practical matters.

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NORHED II funding for global network on Peace and Conflict and Human Rights research

NORHED II funding for global network on Peace and Conflict and Human Rights research

Friday, 18 Dec 2020

Norad has awarded funding through its NORHED II scheme for a six-year project to strengthen higher education institutions' ability to produce high-quality research and teaching. The project was initiated by The Norwegian Center for Human Rights (NCHR) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) in partnership with five leading institutions in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.

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Call for applications to the PhD course International Mediation: Theory, Cases and Skills [NEW DATES]

Call for applications to the PhD course International Mediation: Theory, Cases and Skills [NEW DATES]

Friday, 26 Jun 2020

​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the PhD course "International Mediation: Theory, Cases and Skills" to take place at PRIO in Oslo on 14-18 December 2020. The course is organized in collaboration with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and PRIO.

The deadline for applications is 1 July 2020.

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Successful Thesis Defense by Cathrine Talleraas

Successful Thesis Defense by Cathrine Talleraas

Monday, 27 Jan 2020

​PRIO congratulates Cathrine Talleraas, who has successfully defended her doctoral thesis at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences at UiO.

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