PRIF analyses the causes of international and intrastate conflicts and looks for ways to solve them. We combine interdisciplinary basic research with knowledge transfer into policy-making, media and society.
- Organizational Structure
Executive Board – Board of Trustees – Scientific Advisory Board – Knowledge Transfer and Public Relations – Administration – Organizational Chart – Research Program – Research Departments
PRIF employs over 70 staff members.
PRIF maintains the largest library in the area of peace and conflict research in Germany.
- Science Communication
The Science Communication Department serves as the central contact point for dialog with the media, politics, and society.
On 30 October 1970, the former Prime Minister of Hesse, Albert Osswald, handed the foundation deed for PRIF over to the interim board – Prof Ernst-Otto Czempiel, Dr Hans Nicklas and Dr Dieter Senghaas.
PRIF receives 54% of its funding from the federal government and 46% from state funds.
Organizational Form - Purpose of the Foundation - Freedom of Research - Structure and Governing Bodies - Board of Trustees - Executive Board - Research Council - Advisory Board - Foundation Assets - Budget and Accounting - Constitutional Changes
- Annual Reports
Annual reports provide information on all relevant results from research and knowledge transfer of the past years.
Every two years PRIF bestows the Ernst-Otto Czempiel Award and is involved in the awarding of the Hessian Peace Prize.