European Peace University (EPU)

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URL: http://www.epu.ac.at/

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Founded

1988-11-22 Burg Schlaining Austria

History

22 Nov 1988, Burg Schlaining (Austria), by G-XG0221 - Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR), with the support of UNESCO. Full title: European Peace University (EPU) Private University. Also referred to as: European University Centre for Peace Studies. Registered in accordance with Austrian law (UniAkkG). Ceased to exist, Sep 2014.

Aims

Based on a comprehensive definition of peace, which aims at the absence of direct violence (negative peace) and for the establishment of a sustainable peace framework by promoting democracy, participation, justice and cooperation (positive peace): foster academic education and research which is centred around peace and development as well as Europe, its integration and its politics; provide a consulting role with regard to peace; contribute to a European peace policy; promote minimum standards on basic human needs as well as the concept of human security, as defined in the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations.

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Structure

General Assembly. University Board. Rectorate; Senate; Secretary General; 2 Administrative Assistants.

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XF1124

Last News

2013

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