SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA. La Universidad para La Paz is a university dedicated to promoting peace, unity and tolerance. Founded in 1980 by international civil servant Robert Muller, the Universidad para la Paz was established as a Treaty Organization by the UN General Assembly.
Located in El Rodeo, about 20 miles from downtown San José, the Universidad para La Paz is accessible by car or taxi. Its beautiful natural surroundings, which inlude lakes, greenery, trails, and picnic areas, are an ideal escape for the hustle and bustle of San José.
The university offers numerous tours covering natural history, Central American contemporary history, as well as a separate tour on the University for Peace and its mission. The tours, which can be given in English, Spanish or French, are approximately 3 hours long.
For more information on the university and tours, visit this link.