The USIP Academy leads the Institute in

  • Providing education, training and resources for practitioners working across sectors
  • Delivering a wide range of practitioner-focused courses designed to build and strengthen the skills required to effectively prevent, manage and resolve conflict in communities around the world.

Since 1997, the USIP Academy has trained or educated 65,000—and counting—on building peace. 

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Online Courses

The USIP Global Campus leverages the latest modern communication technologies to extend online education and training opportunities to individuals across the world.

Onsite Courses

The Academy’s onsite courses offer the opportunity to engage face-to-face with instructors—many of whom have firsthand experience in conflict zones. Class sizes are small to encourage a high level of engagement and participants interact with highly skilled senior practitioners through small group exercises, live discussions and simulations.

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In the Field

The Academy's fieldwork provides teacher training and curriculum development, training of trainers, dialogue and negotiation training and other forms of capacity building, as well as preparing individuals and organizations for conflict management in all its phases.