Welcome to Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)

CPS - the only university-based peace centre in Norway!

The Centre for Peace Studies (CPS) is part of the University of Tromsø in Norway. Located right in the middle of campus, the CPS houses staff and students from all over the world, creating a vibrant environment both socially and academically.

Centre for Peace Studies (CPS), founded in 2002, emphasises interdisciplinary approaches to peace and conflict studies. It combines a High North perspective with a focus on comparative Global South issues in producing high-quality knowledge and competencies of theoretical and practical value.
The centre’s activities revolve around three main components: The Master of Peace and Conflict Transformation programme (MPCT), Research and Outreach.

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"Deconstructing the Narrative of Arctic War" by Benjamin Schaller Benjamin Schaller is a PhD candidate and research fellow at the Centre for Peace Studies at UiT the Arctic University of Norway  focusing on issues of Arctic security, arms control, military cooperation, and transparency. 
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Master in peace and conflict transformation
PhD education
Individual courses


Phone:  (+47) 776 44744

Fax: (+47) 776 45 919

E-mail: mail@peace.uit.no

Postal Address:
Centre for Peace Studies
University of Tromsø
N-9037 Tromsø

Visit CPS:
Huginbakken 9/Lower Pavilion

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