Department of Conflict Management & Peace Initiatives

Peace and harmony in the community and society for all.

Mission Statement
To equip the learners with the required knowledge and skills to become peacebuilders thereby promote a culture of peace, nonviolence, justice and harmony in the community and society of North East India and beyond.”

The Department of Conflict Management and Peace Initiatives (formerly called Department of Peace and Christian Studies) was started in 2008. It offered PG Diploma in Peace Studies from 2008-2014. After a gap of two years, the department was restarted in 2016 and it offers Human Values and Work Ethics subject across the departments in the University. Since 2017, the department also offers a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies for the interested bachelor students. In July 2018, the department launched the MA in Peace and Justice programme and there are 10 students in the first batch. The department has three faculty members. Beside the regular academic programmes, the department conducts peace seminars for students of different departments in the University. It also organizes peace seminars with other institutions/organizations. Our MAPJ students conduct workshops on Human Values for Peace in schools/higher secondary schools in Shillong.

Programs available:

Master Programs

Diploma Courses

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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