Admissions to Peace Studies Academic Programs

Interested in applying for 1) the non-degree certificate program or 2) the Ph.D. degree in Peace Studies at Payap University? Please Contact Us. For customized peace programs, please Contact Us. For information about our latest events, please visit Latest Activities. Thank you.

Application Process

The PhD Peacebuilding program of the Department of Peace Studies accepts applications at any time.  However classes begin in August, and all application materials should be submitted by June 15 of each year in order to be considered for first semester admission.

Applications and supporting references should be submitted online. Please make arrangements for admission by emailing and sending a copy to Dr. Le Ngoc Bich Ly (  Students needing faculty to submit letters to support scholarships, and other financial support should submit their materials earlier—please consult with us and the scholarship program. The International PhD application form will begin the application process.

For the latest information about our different programs (4-year Ph.D., 2-year Ph.D., and the certificate program) as well as the qualifications, please visit the website of the Department of Peace Studies.

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