The following are the main components of UPEACE’s academic programmes. Please click in each “Title” to have more information:
Face-to-face teaching takes place as part of UPEACE’s Master’s degree programmes, which address various areas related to peace and peacebuilding. During the January elective period participants are offered a variety of courses on current topics of interest to all of the MA programmes. Plans are underway to offer advanced degrees beyond the Master’s degree.
These are the MA programmes offered by the University:
- Environment, Development and Peace
- Specialization in Environmental Security and Governance
- Specialization in Sustainable Natural Resource Management
- Specialization in Climate Change Policy
- Specialization in Sustainable Food Systems
- Gender and Peace Building
- International Law and Human Rights
- International Law and the Settlement of Disputes
- International Peace Studies
- Media, Peace and Conflict Studies
- Peace Education
- Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development
- Urban Governance and Peace
- Water Cooperation and Peace - Joint Master Programme
The UPEACE Doctoral Programme seeks to provide candidates with a holistic and interdisciplinary understanding of diverse themes and problems in peace and conflict studies as well as strategies in peacebuilding.
The UPEACE Online programme prepares competent professionals to resolve pressing and complex global problems that concern humanity, and to create new approaches to old problems through various levels of analysis and action.
Offers graduate students from other institutions the opportunity to enroll in UPEACE courses for credit offered during a semester. This programme provides a unique opportunity to participate in a multicultural learning community comprised of participants, faculty and staff from around the world.
UPEACE accepts academically advanced undergraduate students in all of its individual graduate courses, on a case-by-case basis. UPEACE will award such students graduate-level credits for successful completion of these courses.
The University for Peace works in partnership with several renowned universities around the world to offer students a unique dual Master’s degree.
UPEACE has special academic programmes with other universities around the world. Each programme has one-of-a-kind elements in order to ensure an innovative offering targeted to students who would like to undertake studies in different parts of the world.
Over the past five years UPEACE has relied on a mix of resident and visiting faculty members to teach its face-to-face courses. They all bring richness of knowledge and experience to the classroom, and affirm the international and multicultural character of UPEACE.