News Campus Rodrigo Carazo, San José, Costa Rica. November 2015. The University for Peace is pleased to announce that it has launched an initiative focusing on greater engagement with students,... see more
Events International Seminar "Conflict and Alternatives to Peace in the 21st Century: New Wars, New Solutions” 3-4 December 2015 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.