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PRIF's Research Departments

PRIF's research is organized within six research departments (RD):


RD I: International Security and World Order

RD II: International Institutions

RD III: Private Actors in the Transnational Sphere

RD IV: Governance and Societal Peace


Research Departments I to IV conduct projects within the current research programme "Just Peace Governance".


Research Department VI "Non-Program-Bound Research" comprises of the two research groups "The Cultural Dynamics of Political Globalisation" and  "Conflict and Normative Change: Norm Conflicts in Global Governance".


Research Department V "Information and Knowledge Transfer" concerns services (library, public relations) and also those activities which cannot be easily attributed to the other research departments or to the research programme and that are meant to provide policy advice.