Peace and Conflict Studies

What is Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS)?


Find out how peace is built in complicated situations around the world by connecting theory and practice. Learn from professors and renowned specialists in peacebuilding who have worked in the field. Gain skills and experience through an internship either locally or internationally. Choose courses from a wide variety of university departments and programs to tailor your program towards your own area of interest within the study of peace and justice in a program that recognizes equal value in both the concrete techniques and the theories of peaceful social change.

Who are PACS graduates?

PACS graduates have gone into many careers and used their training in different ways.

To learn more about what students can do after they graduate from PACS, check out our alumni profiles.

  1. Mar. 17, 2017PACS Newsletter: March 15thPACS Newsletter Header

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  2. Feb. 16, 2017PACS Newsletter: February 15thPACS Newsletter Header

  3. Feb. 16, 2017February Student Profile: Kayleigh SwansonKayleigh Swanson

    From an out-of-province experience, to a summer in Uganda, and right back to the University of Waterloo, Kayleigh Swanson and her co-op positions have done it all.

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