Current Projects

Asian Peacebuilders Scholarship

The Asian Peacebuilders Scholarship (APS), a Dual Degree Master of Arts Programme, is a shared initiative of The Nippon Foundation, the University for Peace (UPEACE), and Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU).

Sello "Vivir la Integración"

El Sello “Vivir la Integración” es la certificación oficial que el ACNUR COSTA RICA otorga a aquellas empresas, organizaciones e instituciones que demuestren su compromiso con las personas refugiadas y solicitantes...

Anti-trafficking Research Lab

The Anti-Trafficking Research Lab at the University for Peace fosters research, intensive mentorship and training for the next generation of global experts fighting human trafficking.

Peace Innovation Initiative

The Peace Innovation Initiative (PII) is built to create a global culture of peace through peace-inspired innovation.

Oficina de Asistencia Legal Gratuita para Periodistas

Es una iniciativa de la Universidad para la Paz que tiene como objetivo brindar asistencia legal rápida, especializada y con perspectiva de género a periodistas, personal técnico o representantes de medios de comunicación que enfrentan agresiones, amenazas, restricciones o presiones excesivas o indebidas por el ejercicio de su profesión.

Our Partners

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Global Delivery Initiative

In April 2018, UPEACE joined the Global Development Initiative (GDI) a partnership of some forty institutions and organizations, coordinated by the World Bank, to generate and share knowledge...

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

UPEACE recently signed an MoU with UNICRI for collaboration in the University’s LL.M. in Transnational Crime and Justice in Turin.

United Nations Institute for Training and Research


This partnership allows UPEACE to capitalize on the Essential Costa Rica brand, and work alongside other educational institutions to ensure a quality academic offer for foreign students wishing...

Women on the Move

Women on the Move aims to reach several goals. It will set up an online repository of primary sources and register of monuments on female migration that will be available to researchers worldwide.