European Peace University

European Peace University is a private university in Stadtschlaining, Austria.

Master's Programmes



The institution was founded in 1988 as European University Center for Peace Studies (EPU) by Gerald Mader in his capacity as president of the ASPR, with the support of European UNESCO commissions, and is affiliated to the Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR), also located at Stadtschlaining.


The original curriculum of EPU was designed along the lines of Johan Galtungs Plan for a Master of Peace and Conflict Resolution which he developed for the University of Hawaii.

The EPU has been offering postgraduate programs in Peace Studies since 1990. In 1995, EPU was co-winner of the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education.

The EPUs UNESCO Chair on Peace, Human Rights and Democracy was established in 1996.

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By official notification of the Council of 22 February 2010 the EPU has received accreditation as a recognized private university ("Private Universität") according to the University Accreditation Act (UniAkkG) of the year 2000 and the European Bologna Process.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I just completed BS Mathematics from Swabi University in which I secured second position in my class with 3.74 CGPA. And want to go abroad for higher education so that some motivations get from different people. I had a project on Numerical solution of Schrodinger equation by Crank-Nicolson method by using MATLAB and submitted three papers in a good journals called (1)...

I'm 18, old I belong to aa very poor family My father income is very low
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I can't apply for the university due tu finactional issue I just passed my high school and waiting for result

Elfatih Farah rated 3 out of 5 stars

very poor university with no abilities and labs for teaching students

Stadtschlaining, Burgenland, Austria


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