Transformational Education

The UPEACE Centre for Executive Education is located in the University for Peace, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations


Online Courses

Tackling Finance in the Social Sector
4-week online course
Starts June 15, 2021

Regenerative Leadership
4-week online course
Starts July 13, 2021

Live Virtual Workshops

Global Citizenship Education
4-week workshop
Starts Jul 8, 2021

Organizational Happiness
5-week workshop
Starts August 24, 2021

Costa Rica Campus

Design Thinking
2-day workshop
July 1 – 2, 2021

Change Management
1-day workshop
July 3, 2021



At the Centre, we offer transformational educational experiences that are dynamic and engaging while inspiring our participants to have a positive impact in our interconnected world.


Cutting edge research-based courses tackle themes that are extremely relevant to both professional and personal spheres. While facilitators who are experts in their respective fields provide the space and structure to engage participants to develop their vision for the future.

Our Programs

Our Programs

We offer both online courses and on-site workshops to fit into your busy schedule. Grow your network by engaging with participants from around the world facing similar issues in different cultural contexts.

Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Are you a member of a university looking for the ideal location to inspire your students to make a difference in the world? We’ll work hand-in-hand with you to develop a customized course on the beautiful University for Peace campus, as well as targeted field visits. See how it works here, or contact us directly to learn more.

Customize a Program

Customize a Program

We offer a variety of field courses, workshops and seminars to foster professional development in the areas of leadership, education and social enterprise. Most seminars are held on the beautiful campus of the University for Peace, situated on 300 hectares of protected land surrounded by nature.  

Be Inspired

The Centre for Executive Education, overlooking Costa Rica’s lush Central Valley serves as an idyllic setting for engaging with others and reflecting on the positive change you want to make.  The Centre is located 30Km Southwest of San José, within a natural reserve composed of a secondary forest and the last remnant of primary forest in the Central Valley of Costa Rica. 

Why Costa Rica? Find Out Here.

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