Friedensakademie Rheinland-Pfalz

Peace Academy Rhineland-Palatinate

Academy for Crisis Prevention & Civil Conflict Management


The Peace Academy Rhineland-Palatinate – Academy for Crisis Prevention and Civil Conflict Management was founded in September 2014. The Peace Academy works at the interface between peace research and peace education, combining research, knowledge transfer, teaching, and training activities. The Peace Academy is a central part of interdisciplinary collaboration related to the study of peace and conflict at the University Koblenz-Landau. Its research foci center on causes and consequences of international and internal conflicts, notably the theory and practice of crisis prevention and civil conflict management. Moreover, the academy conducts regular events such as public lectures, conferences, workshops, summer schools etc. to promote knowledge transfer from science/practice to public and vice versa. Beyond that, the Peace Academy closely cooperates with practitioners from various civil society organization to incorporate practical knowledge and experiences in its application-orientated and consequence-based research.

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