Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)
The Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) was founded by the Hessian Federal Government in 1970 as an independent foundation under public law. Its constitution guarantees PRIF full academic freedom. PRIF is one of the largest institutes for peace research in Germany, and is located in Frankfurt am Main and Berlin. PRIF sets out to analyze the causes of violent international and internal conflicts, carrying out research into the conditions necessary for peace, and working to spread the concept of peace. PRIF conducts research-based policy advice with the pursuit of passing practical research outcomes on to politics and society.