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Peace & Conflict Studies

Swarthmore College

48 months
54256 USD/year
54256 USD/year
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At levels from the interpersonal to the global, the Peace & Conflict Studies Program at Swarthmore College provides opportunities to study conflict and peacemaking in many forms.


The Peace & Conflict Studies program's multidisciplinary curriculum examines the causes, practices, and consequences of violence as well as peaceful or nonviolent methods of conflict management, resolution,and transformation. Students explore many factors shaping human conflict, including the psychological,social, cultural, political, economic, biological, religious, and historical.

Learning outcomes

The Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Swarthmore College draws courses from a range of social science and humanities departments at Swarthmore and the other campuses of the Tri-College consortium. Students in any major may add a minor in peace and conflict studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • International Trade and Finance
  • International Economics
  • Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Social Entrepreneurship for Social Change
  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • International Politics
  • Democratic Theory and Practice
  • International Conflict Resolution: Prospects and Pitfalls
  • International Politics: War, Peace, and Security
  • Crisis Resolution in the Middle East
  • Be the Change: Social Entrepreneurship in Principle and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $60 application fee or fee waiver
  • School report
  • School counselor recommendation
  • High school transcript
  • Midyear grades: If your school does not have midyear grades, please provide a midyear progress report from your teachers.

Tuition Fee

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    54256 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 54256 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    54256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54256 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Swarthmore

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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