Purpose of UNIPACE
The task of the International University for Peace is to educate for peace, engaging in teaching, research, post-graduate training and dissemination of fundamental knowledge for the full development of the human person and society through the interdisciplinary study of all issues relating to peace. The challenge that all nations and that all men and women have to face is education for peace, which is the best way to save the human race, threatened by war. If education is the main tool of science and technology, it must be all the more so to realize that primary right of the human person which is Peace.
Value of the titles issued
This important University, of which the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, who has been expressly authorized to issue – with validity and effectiveness extended to all UN Member States – masters and doctorates is now Honorary President, has among its objectives is to establish a series of structures at the peripheral level (endowed with organizational and financial autonomy) that allow it to reach the widest possible catchment areas in the different parts of the planet (to promote the pursuit of its own institutional purposes). the Research Doctorate confers the title of “Research Doctor” or “PhD”, while for the Masters, the final title is the University Master.
The University promotes Research Doctorates and Masters in Humanities and Religious Disciplines, in Applied and Medical Sciences, in Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences, in Human and Social Sciences, as well as in all those branches of knowledge, which can form a subject who complains not only peaceful coexistence, according to distinct formal objects, but also a certain convergence on the same material objects, capable of illuminating and orienting him in the formulation of his judgments and choices, especially those of an existential nature.
The University also promotes higher education courses. These are professional post-graduate courses, which generally do not include internships. But they are advanced and refresher courses that provide for the development of higher level skills and abilities. Attendance and Higher Education certification is issued at UniPace.
The University offers a wide range of PhD and Master programs for Italian and / or foreign researchers and students.
To be eligible, students must be in possession of a legally valid university degree (degree or equivalent), issued by their country.
Each Doctorate is organized by a Department, which becomes responsible for all aspects relating to each program. The purpose of the PhD courses is the advanced training of the student in research techniques and any type of training-oriented activity: the preparation and presentation of a doctoral thesis containing an original research paper is envisaged. As established in the specific legislation on the issue of qualifications, it will be possible to add some references relating to the discipline in which the doctoral thesis was developed. Students must be in possession of a legally valid university qualification (degree or equivalent), issued by their own country, and will also be able to participate in the Masters, which are organized by the Departments, which become responsible for all aspects relating to each program.
The purpose of the Masters is the advanced training of the student and the preparation and presentation of a thesis containing an original research paper is envisaged.
Internships, which consist of a period of job orientation and training, which do not take the form of a subordinate employment relationship, may be included in the training offer of the University, included in the study plans. For those who have to enter or re-enter the world of work, it is an active policy training measure that allows trainees to live temporary experiences within working contexts to encourage direct knowledge of a profession or trade.
The internship represents a real filter through which the trainee orientates himself about his own professional choices and, at the same time, is formed directly in the workplace, enriching his knowledge base.
To carry out a training internship, an agreement between the University and the host organization (company, professional firm, cooperative, public bodies etc.) is naturally necessary, accompanied by a training project drawn up by the host organization and the trainee in which the respective rights and duties.
Each study course provided by the International University for Peace of Rome offers a limited number of scholarships, to obtain this information consult directly the presentation form of the specific course in which you are interested.