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MA in Gender and Peacebuilding


Academic Year


22 Aug, 2016 - 31 Jul, 2017

Degree Level


Subject Areas

  • Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
  • Human Rights Advocacy
  • Humanities
  • Women's Studies

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants.

Scholarships are Available

Regulations to Receive Financial Assistance at UPEACE

The prospective applicant has to be admitted to UPEACE in order to receive any possibility of financial assistance from the University.
•The financial assistance awarded is not negotiable.
•The below waivers are not applicable to the $2,500 administrative fee. This fee is mandatory for all students and is non-refundable. Admitted students must comply with this financial obligation to UPEACE according to the required deadline outlined in their official admissions documents sent from the UPEACE Admissions Office.

Financial Assistance Categories

30% Tuition Waiver (Automatic) - Available to Master's and Doctorate students that meet one of the following:

•Citizen or nationals of a signatory country of the UPEACE Charter
•Students who have received an undergraduate or graduate degree from a partner university
•Peace Corps veterans

•ONLY for MA in Spanish (Resolución de Conflictos, Paz y Desarollo): Citizens or nationals of countries where Spanish is the official language.

50% Tuition Waiver (Automatic) - Available to Master's and Doctorate students that meet one of the following:
•Professors from a partner university
•Costa Rican citizens and residents (host country)
•Current, full-time UN employees and volunteers
•Documented refugee or asylee

30% or 50% Tuition Waiver (Merit Based) - Available to Master's applicants who do not belong to the above categories. These waivers are offered in limited number and will be awarded by merit, not financial condition. These waivers are not available to doctorate students.

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Transcript

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 moths

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Job and Internship Network