News And Events



Important Notification

The European University Center for Peace Studies (EPU) (former European Peace University – Private University) terminated the admission to its courses in August 2013.We regret to inform you that the EPU will conclude its...


Applications for Fall Term 2013

Due to a decision of the Board of AQ Austria it is not possible for us to conduct the MA Program in Peace and Conflict Studies in 2013/14. Until the legal situation is clarified we cannot accept applications for future MA...


EPU welcomes new students to the Fall Term 2012

EPU welcomes 30 new students who will begin their MA Study Program in Peace and Conflict Studies in fall 2012. The opening ceremony took place in the Granarium of Castle Schlaining with a welcome message of rector Dr. Gerald...


Declaration of the Students of the European Peace University

The students of the European Peace University - Private University, based on their positive experiences, have decided to support the advertising of the academic programs of the 2012/2013 academic year starting in Fall 2013 with...


Special Scholarships for Austrian Citizens of Burgenland

The EPU will offer 5 special scholarships for Austrian citizens of Burgenland for the forthcoming fall term 2012. The application deadline for these scholarships is 15 March 2012. Many thanks to the anonymous sponsor for this...


Erasmus Internship Placement Scholarships

The EPU has now received a limited number of Erasmus Internship Placement Scholarships which will be available for EPU students who are interested to do their internship within the European Union and its associated partner...


Erasmus University Charter

The EPU has now received the extended Erasmus University Charter (EUCX), which entitles the EPU to participate in Erasmus activities in the framework of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP).


Austrian Study Grants

The EPU has now received eligibility for the application for Austrian Study Grants.

Accreditation of EPU

The accreditation of EPU has now officially been confirmed by the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research.

EPU received accreditation

EPU received accreditation by the decision of the Austrian Accreditation Coucil (ÖAR) on 22 February 2010.



Welcome reception at CONCENTRUM

The inter-cultural center CONCENTRUM in Stadtschlaining has welcomed the new students of fall term 2012. Click here to watch the welcome reception video:

Opening Ceremony of the Fall 2012 Term

Monday, 24 September 2012: The Opening Ceremony of the Fall Term 2012 took place at the Granarium of the Castle Schlaining. The opening speech was held by the program director Dr. Patricia Bauer. EPU welcomes the new students!


EPU Press Conference in Eisenstadt/Burgenland

The new master programs have been announced at a press conference in Eisenstadt/Burgenland.


"World Religions - World Peace - Global Ethic"

Opening of the exhibition, Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 6.30 p.m. Conference Centre at Schlaining Castle

"75 years of the Roerich Pact"

Opening of the exhibition, Monday, 20 June 2011, 6.30 p.m. Conference Centre at Schlaining Castle

Lecture & Discussion

Conflict Resolution in Indonesia & Sharing Experiences on the Aceh Peace Process

Opening Ceremony

Monday, 27th of September, 2010, 7.00 p.m. at Schlaining Castle, “Knights’ Hall”


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