Journey to Costa Rica for the Summer Peace Institute where you will contribute to the essential, ongoing conversation on vital peacebuilding practices that can be applied throughout the globe.
- Study at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace, renowned for its unwavering mission to educate for peace
- Live in Ciudad Colón, which embraces the immense, multicultural student population that resides within the city
- Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture by living in a homestay with a local family who will provide your meals during your stay
At UPEACE, you will join a diverse, international group of students in dialogue on current peacebuilding and human security issues throughout the world. You will also interact with human security advocates who work in areas such as environment, health, education, and conflict resolution.
"There's nothing like learning about international issues in an international community. It's a completely unique opportunity, and I encourage anyone considering it to take the plunge! You won't regret it!"
—Lila Carpenter, 2011 Participant
Dates: May 24 – July 4, 2015
Units: 7 units
Language of Instruction: English