35th Anniversary of UPEACE Costa Rica

25 Jun 2015  Established in 1980, in December 2015 UPEACE Costa Rica will celebrate its 35th Anniversary. read more

Module Business and Peace for The Hague Summer School

18 Jun 2015  Ms Nika Salvetti, Programme Leader at UPEACE The Hague, developed a module on Business and Peace (20-31 July), to be given at the 1st The Hague Summer School. The Summer School will be held from 6 till 31 July 2015. read more

The University for Peace in Costa Rica and its Centre in The Hague

16 Jun 2015  Petra van der Ham (Managing Director UPEACE The Hague) wrote an article for the June edition of the Diplomat Magazine. read more


Peace and Conflict Studies
The focus on peacebuilding in contexts of recurrent conflict constitutes one of the main niches of this programme. ›
Water and Peace
Water Diplomacy and Water Dialogues are main themes within the programme Water and Peace. ›
Urban Peace and Security
This programme focuses on the challenges of urban peace in cities around the world. ›

In the spotlight

MA Thesis Prize "Visions on Peace" 2015

Is your Master’s thesis on peace and security issues? Then you can compete for the thesis prize "VISIONS ON PEACE’’ and win 1500 Euros!
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10 Years of Building Capacity for Peace in Africa

The University for Peace has established itself as a leading Institution in building capacity for peace in Africa, through its Africa Programme based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Over the last ten years UPEACE has organized short courses, developed MA Programmes with partner universities across the continent and has supported doctoral research through awards and fellowships to African PhD students registered with Universities in Sub Saharan Africa and specializing in the areas of peace, conflict, governance, security and development.
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Educational services offered by UPEACE The Hague in 2014-2015

In the academic year 2014-2015 UPEACE The Hague will again contribute to the educational curriculum of the International Public Management programme of The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
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