The Centre for Research, Training, and Publications (CRTP) began in 2013, initially as a department of Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and international Relations (HIPSIR). In January 2020 it became a research center for Hekima University College (HUC). The CRTP coordinates research initiatives on different issues pertaining to peace including conflict and theology affecting the African continent.

It also carries out training for diverse groups, institutions and communities in response to different contextual challenges facing our time and publishes research findings for a wider dissemination of the findings with the aim of exploring solutions to highlighted issues of concern