News University for Peace at SINAES Quality Expo Fair 2015. This educational fair will be visited by more than 400 high-school students from private and public schools in Costa Rica who are looking for... see more
Events 8-10 June, 2015
UPMUNC 2015 "Delivering on the UN promise of Peace and Security: Rights and Obligations." 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.