United Nations: Geneva Graduate Study Programme
Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences/Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts - General
The United Nations Information Service's Graduate Study Programme provides an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of the United Nations system through first-hand observation and study. The Graduate Study Programme is held at the United Nations Office at Geneva each year during the first 3 weeks of July.
Candidates must be graduates between 23-35 years of age, and have a good knowledge of English and French (the Programme will be conducted in English and French without interpretation). Selection is based on academic experience and motivation, with due regard to equitable geographical and gender distribution. Applications must include the endorsement of the candidate's graduate institution or a governmental authority.
The program will comprise lectures given by senior members of the United Nations and the Geneva-based specialised agencies. Participants will also form working groups to study issues related to human rights, development and the environment under the guidance of United Nations experts. Participation in the programme is free. The United Nations does not make any financial contribution towards the travel costs and residential expenses of participants. Governments or universities may offer grants to selected candidates.
4th March 2013