NEWS The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) gave a special recognition to UPEACE for its contribution to the integration of refugees in Costa Rica see more
EVENTS In January 2015 the HOPE XXL Global Summit will take place in UPEACE Campus. Young people from all over the world will together establish the global Liemers List, which will be presented to the... 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.