News UPEACE hosts the first meeting of a new cooperation initiative with over 10 partners, designed to provide scholarships and training for 140 women from around the world in the global south on... see more
Events The UPEACE V-Team performing the Vagina Monologues at the Teatro de la Palestra in Ciudad Colon. Please come join us for a night of celebration of all things women! 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.