M.A. Online Blended

Religion in Peace and Conflict

Uppsala University

24 months
9526 EUR/year
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The Master Programme in Religion in Peace and Conflict offered by Uppsala University provides you with a set of methodological tools in order to be able to identify and analyse contested issues both independently and critically.


The Master Programme in Religion in Peace and Conflict at Uppsala University will help you to evolve into a public intellectual, a person who reflects upon his or her engagement and wishes to argue for personal ideas and visions in the public discourse. You will acquire comprehensive knowledge in religiously and ethically biased social activism in history and present.

The programme also develops your skills in writing longer academic texts, as well as to further plan, shape, and complete research projects in the area of religiously and ethically grounded engagement. 


The programme prepare you for a career in for example:

  • Civic-society organisations
  • Religious organisations
  • Education
  • Public authorities
  • International organisations

Our graduates work in many different organisations and in different roles but they all use their newly acquired skills to try to make our world a little bit better each day.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Religiously and Ethically Motivated Movements for Peace and Justice
  • Theory course
  • Applied Method in the Study of Peace and Justice Movements
  • Life Stories and Historical Moments
  • Religion, Power and Politics
  • Religion, Social Activism, and Media

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be within the Faculty of Theology, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Languages, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Educational Sciences or the Faculty of Social Sciences and include a documented written independent academic work of at least 15 credits.
  • All applicants need to verify English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").
  • Students are selected based on: a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and a statement of purpose.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9526 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19053 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.


  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50,000
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 200,000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /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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