Education and Courses

Research Director Ragnhild Nordås teaching a course at the Research School on Peace and Conflict
Research Director Ragnhild Nordås teaching a course at the Research School on Peace and Conflict

PRIO is first and foremost a research institute, but is also involved in a PhD level Research School as well as lower level education programmes around the world. More information on PRIO education-related activites can be found through the links below.

  • Research School on Peace and Conflict
    The Research School on Peace and Conflict offers advanced research training for the next generation of peace and conflict scholars by building on networks and expertise at the UiO, NTNU and PRIO.
  • International Summer School
    The Peace Research course has been part of the International Summer School of the University of Oslo for more than 40 years.
  • UiO–PRIO Student Programme
    PRIO offers MA students from the University of Oslo to write their thesis at PRIO in close contact with professional researchers and possibly as part of ongoing projects.

Up until 2013, PRIO collaborated with Bjørknes College on the following courses:

  • Master of International Studies
    Stellenbosch University (South Africa), PRIO and Bjørknes College joined forces in offering a master degree programme in international political economy and conflict dynamics.
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
    The Australian National University in Canberra, PRIO and Bjørknes College organized a postgraduate degree programme in international relations specializing in peace and conflict studies.