School of Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation

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Since its debut in 2005, the annual School of Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation has empowered a network of community leaders, activists and scholars from across the world. The School of Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation focuses on understanding peace and conflict in local, regional and international contexts, conflict analysis, its positive transformation and violence prevention. Participants will gain skills relevant to peacebuilding and creative justpeace advocacy and actions from grassroots, national and international levels.

The Two-week Course is for peace activists, community development workers and scholars, journalists, youth, women and religious leaders for its next, which will take place in IIPDS Training Center, Bangkok, Thailand.  The program consists of workshops, lectures and exposure visits to local communities and peace initiatives.


Young leaders, scholars, teachers, post graduate students, NGO and social workers, and person with relevant background and keen interest in approaching peacebuilding creatively.

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • Socially engaged in peace and development works
  • A good command of English
  • Possess a leadership quality and potential to be an agent of change
  • Ability to work for peace activity after graduation of the course
In-house Training on Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation
Participants attending lecture on campus, Tammasat University, Thailand
Participants’ exposure visit in Kanchanaburi
Community visit in Nong Chok district, Bangkok
Asian Resource Foundation