The Master in Conflict, Peace and Security is a unique opportunity designed to enhance the understanding of conflicts in all their dimensions and to explore innovative approaches to their management, resolution and transformation, with the help of world-leading academics and experts. Built on the combined expertise of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and , the Master's programme in Conflict, Peace and Security aims to equip participants with a broad analytical skillset, first-hand knowledge and unique expertise from the field. The Master¿s Degree and related qualifications (please, see below for more information) are suitable both for professionals working in conflict-prone environments within the framework of international, regional, governmental or non-governmental organizations, and for graduate students, young researchers or other academics interested in enhancing their understanding of conflicts and acquiring skills to better address them.

By choosing the Master in Conflict, Peace and Security, students gain access to a broad community of alumni spread across the world. Becoming a part of this community will be a valuable asset for a lifetime.

The Master in Conflict, Peace and Security is a UOC Certified Master's Degree, awarded according to the rules and regulations set by the Spanish education system. Giving its specificity, it neither gives general access to Doctoral studies (Ph.D. and similar) or to higher rank positions in public administration. Validation of credits for access to such programmes can be requested from competent institutions. For more information, students should contact

A special collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has been established to jointly run this programme. Students must take part of the curriculum of the course programme on the virtual campus of UNITAR and part on the UOC one. Visit the Academic Programme site.


For more information, please visit UNITAR website.

Credits: 60 ECTS

Start: 19 October 2022

Degree: Conflict, Peace and Security (UOC, UNITAR)

Language: English

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20% discount for early enrolment until 9th June.

You can pay for your master's degree, postgraduate or specialization course in instalments.