Semester Abroad Programme

The University for Peace (UPEACE) offers graduate students from other institutions the opportunity to enroll in UPEACE courses for credit held during the first semester of the academic year (mid-August to mid-December), or the second semester of the academic year (January to mid-July).

SAP is a unique opportunity to participate in a multicultural learning community comprised of participants, faculty and staff from around the world and to get a real taste of the UPEACE experience. Courses are taught in English.


A listing of the courses for the 2022-2023 Academic Year can be found here.

Admission Requirements

  • Online Application Form
  • Official letter from the home university granting approval of courses to be taken at UPEACE through the SAP modality and to be transferred back to the home university.
  • Undergraduate Transcript.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Copy of the CV
  • Copy of the passport

Fees and Payment Deadlines

  • For the 2018-2019 academic year, the cost per credit is US$ 425 + US$ 50 administrative fee per credit.
  • Billing will proceed once the online registration form is received.


UPEACE can provide assistance in finding housing in Ciudad Colón or nearby areas.

For further information please contact