Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR)

The ASPR aims to contribute to the promotion of peace and peaceful conflict resolution and to the dissemination of practical ideas for peace, including its developmental and environmental aspects. In order to carry out these tasks, the ASPR conducts and evaluates research in line with its objectives, engages in training and education, and conducts scientific courses. Read more ...


10.000 pupils have participated in the anti-violence peace education project "Peace Weeks"

The "Peace Weeks" are aiming at training pupils in non-violence and cooperative conflict tranformation, non-violent communication and teambuilding. Read more

Peace Research

The Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution actively contributes to the advancement of peace and conflict research. This includes conducting research projects and especially its two annual events: the International Summer Academy and the State-of-Peace Conference, taking place since 1984.
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Peace Education

Die nächsten Generationen zu mündigen Bürgern zu erziehen, ihnen die Möglichkeit der friedlichen Konfliktbeilegung zu lehren und sie zum kritischen Denken zu ermutigen – all dies sind Ziele der Friedenspädagogik. Read more


Feedback from course-participants, trainers and visitors. Find out what they had to say about their stay at Schlaining Peace Castle.
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