How to Major or Minor in Peace Studies


Concerned about violent conflict around the globe? Interested in peace, justice, and human rights? Wondering how cultures and religions can interact peacefully?

Looking for knowledge about world issues and critical skills (conflict resolution, nonviolent social change, strategic peacebuilding) that will shape your life and future career? 

The Kroc Institute invites undergraduates at Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College to enroll in the Undergraduate Peace Studies Program.

Whether you are studying in the liberal arts, sciences, or business, you can combine your major with a supplementary major or an interdisciplinary minor in peace studies.   

Want to know more? Make an appointment with Anna VanOverberghe, Undergraduate Program Manager (574-631-8535 or or contact Professor Ernesto Verdeja, Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Kroc Institute, They are happy to hear from you!