NEWS Judge, Professor and Human Rights Scholar Thomas Buergenthal, visits Costa Rica to receive an honorary doctorate UPEACE.

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EVENTS Universidad para la Paz, Universidad de Heidelberg & Max-Planck-Institut Diplomado Internacional "El nuevo derecho público del Siglo XXI y la protección multinivel de los derechos humanos" Del... see more

University for Peace

The United Nations mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) was created in December 1980. The headquarters of the UPEACE system is in Costa Rica, the country which initiated the process for the establishment of the University. UPEACE activities include: teaching, research, distance learning, and outreach.

UPEACE offers Master’s Degree Programmes in Peace and Conflict Studies for students from all parts of the world, students receive a high quality education in a unique atmosphere with a focus on multicultural perspectives, theory and practical applications.