Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Location: Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) invite you and your team to apply for the 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies, June 10-14, 2019.

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new dimension to peace studies programs; or move established peace studies programs to the next level of design and rigor. Since its inception, the Summer Institute has hosted 400+ attendees from 100 different institutions—including 23 Catholic colleges and universities—across 6 continents.


  • engage with leading thinkers on contemporary issues in peace studies practice, research, and teaching
  • explore the pedagogical, administrative, and communications challenges of developing peace studies courses and programs
  • collaborate with teams of faculty on course development while benefitting from the ideas and expertise of others in the field

Final registration costs will be posted soon. Applications for the Kroc Summer Institute will be posted in October 2018. Application deadline will be March 31, 2019. 

Questions regarding program content or eligibility should be directed to George A. Lopez ( Questions about logistics should be directed to Lisa Gingerich (

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