Apply Now for Master’s in International Peace Studies

Author: Renée LaReau

Applications are being accepted for the Master’s in International Peace Studies offered by the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. The application deadline is December 15. Classes begin in August 2013. 

The Kroc Institute is a leading center for peace research and teaching. The master’s degree prepares students from around the world for a wide range of careers in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

The program is highly competitive. Students accepted into the program receive a full scholarship, a stipend for housing and living expenses, and an outstanding graduate education.   

Students in the two-year master’s program:       

  • Complete coursework in peace and justice theory, contemporary conflicts and strategies of peace, and career paths in public policy, political change, management, and conflict analysis and transformation.
  • Work as interns for six months at leading organizations in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, or the United States, strengthening professional skills.
  • Make connections and join a global network of Kroc Institute alumni at work in more than 100 countries around the world.  

Graduates of the master's program hold leadership positions in government agencies, policy centers, and local, regional, and international nongovernmental organizations.    

Contact: Susan St. Ville, Director of the Master’s Program, 574-631-6970,