Peace and Conflict Studies

MPACS application deadline extended

The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) program has extended the deadline for Fall 2019 applications to May 1st, 2019! If you are interested in pursuing a career in the field of peace and conflict by learning with a small cohort and field-experienced faculty, apply now!


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. July 5, 2019Innovative Scholar Appointed Visiting PACS Professor
    Eric Lepp

    Eric Lepp, a familiar face at Conrad Grebel University College, will be returning to the University of Waterloo for a two-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) at Grebel. Lepp recently completed a PhD at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester.

  2. Apr. 9, 2019PACS Final Newsletter - April 9th
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  3. Apr. 9, 2019MPACS Application Deadline Extended to May 1st
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    The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) program has extended the deadline for Fall 2019 applications to May 1, 2019. If you are interested in  pursuing a career in the field of peace and conflict by learning with a small cohort and field-experienced faculty, apply now!

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  1. May 6 to Oct. 25, 2019Grebel Gallery Exhibit | New Fraktur - Meg Harder

    Meg Harder is a Mennonite female artist working in the Haldimand Treaty Territory/Grand River Watershed. Her practice explores bioregional themes through a variety of media including works on paper, projection, installation, and social choreography.

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