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

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EVENTS Opening of the 2014/2015 UPEACE Academic Year 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.