The Academy is pleased to announce the launch of its new online program, the Academy Online which is designed to allow students to deepen their knowledge and skills in conflict management and peacebuilding. Our distance learning courses leverage online technologies and multimedia to bring USIP courses to the widest possible community of peacebuilding practitioners. To view a list of our current courses, please visit our new webpage.

The courses listed below are outdated. For archival purposes, they will be kept available for a limited time as we renovate and re-launch each course in the near future. Please note: We no longer support the archived courses below. We are unable to respond to any inquires or trouble shoot any technical issues encountered.

The Conflict Analysis course is also available in عربي (Arabic), فارسی (Farsi), and Español (Spanish). The Interfaith Conflict Resolution course is also available in Arabic.

Introduction to Conflict Analysis: Provides an introduction to the theory and practice of conflict analysis by illustrating analytical tools used, with reference to two extended case studies, the conflict in Kosovo and the genocide in Rwanda.



Introduction to Negotiation and Conflict Management: Provides a thorough conceptual framework to help practitioners structure their efforts in negotiation and develop effective overall negotiating strategies, as well as keys to successful negotiation and practical steps to help you negotiate more effectively in real-world situations.



Introduction to Interfaith Conflict Resolution: This course is designed to enhance the peacemaking capacities of individuals and faith-based organizations by focusing on objectives, methods, and best practices of interfaith dialogue, a form of religious peacemaking increasingly recognized for its relevance to 21st century conflict.



See also our on-campus courses: