University of Peace

The University of Peace campus is located in the outskirts of San José and its 200 protected hectares are part of the last remnant of primary forest in the Central Valley.

The Rodrigo Carazo Campus, is located 30Km Southwest of San José, within a natural reserve composed of a secondary forest and the last remnant of primary forest (200 ha) in the Central Valley of Costa Rica.The park and the campus are within the protected zone of El Rodeo, Mora. UPEACE covers about the 2% of the Mora landscape; hence this protected area is rich in fauna. It shelters mammals such as monkeys and deer, reptiles, and over 300 species of birds, as well as approximately 100 varieties of trees. The University´s installation and protected area make up 303 hectares.