University Programs


Customized programs designed for your university or institution

At the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education, we collaborate with universities, high schools, nonprofit organizations and businesses to develop customized courses that explore specific program areas. For universities alone, we’ve worked with community colleges all the way through doctorate programs, adjusting course materials to fit the needs of the incoming group. We have also worked with organizations that range from ‘Banco do Brasil’ and the United Nations Mission in Haiti, to helping Harvard Business School’s Social Enterprise Club organize a 2-hr. session on ‘Innovating in fast-changing world.’

Our short courses combine content on the beautiful campus of University for Peace, paired with targeted field visits that exemplify the concepts covered in the classroom. We work hand-in-hand with faculty to design unique courses in the fields of education, peace studies, social enterprise, sustainability and more. We make it easy to add a study-abroad component to your classroom, providing high-quality academic expertise with all of the in-country logistics and field visits needed.

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The Centre has partnered with the following universities in the past few years:

  • University of San Diego
  • University of Maryland
  • Arcadia University
  • Harvard University’s Social Enterprise Club
  • Adelphi University
  • San Jose State University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Puerto Rico
  • Saint Leo University
  • Nashua Community College
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • Redlands University
  • Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey

              The following are just a sample of the customized courses the Centre has conducted:

  • Social Entrepreneurship in Latin America, Harvard Business School
  • International Business Experience, Arcadia University
  • Education for Peace and Sustainability, University of San Diego
  • Cultural Perspectives in Counseling, San Jose State University
  • Nonprofit Leadership Seminar, Institute of Hazrat Mohammad (SAW), Bangladesh

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To view a short presentation about the Centre’s offerings, click here.

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But don’t take our word for it!  Click here to read testimonials from past university group participants, or watch a video of student perspectives during a UPEACE Centre facilitated course.

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