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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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PEACE025 Peace Psychology : human rights and conflict resolution 5 ECTS
Organised by
MP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research
Person in charge
Raija-Leena Punamäki

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student knows and understands concepts, models and theories of peace psychology. The student is competent to report classic and current research on main topics of peace psychology, and is able to analyse multidisciplinary research on the questions of conflict resolution, group violence and peace mediation. The student has basic knowledge of legal and medical issues of mental health and human rights.


Seminar lectures (12 h), tutoring of group work (12 h).

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Participation in seminar (80%) and group work.



Study materials

- e-learning concerning medical and legal issues
- scientific articles on peace mediation and conflict resolution
- Herbert H. Blumberg, H.H., Paul Hare, A. P., & Costin. A. 2006. Peace psychology: a comprehensive introduction. Cambridge University Press.

Further information

Some room in the course for exchange students and other students, please contact the teacher before the course.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Social Sciences and Humanities