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United Nations Graduate Study Program in Switzerland
Country: Switzerland
City: Geneva
Jul 01 - Jul 12, 2019
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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 month of July.

Each year, as part of the educational outreach programmes undertaken by the United Nations, the Information Service at Geneva organizes the Graduate Study Programme. This seminar provides an opportunity for outstanding graduate and postgraduate students from all over the world to deepen their understanding of the principles, purposes and activities of the United Nations and its related agencies through first-hand observation and study at the United Nations Office at Geneva.

The 57th Graduate Study Programme will be held at the Palais des Nations from1 to 12 July 2019. It will comprise lectures given by senior members of the United Nations and the Geneva-based specialized agencies. The GSP theme for 2019 will be: 100 years of multilateralism: taking stock and preparing the future.

Cost 

  • Participation in the program 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. Candidates should seek advice from their universities on this point.

Eligibility

  • Students invited to attend this programme will be selected on the basis of their academic experience and motivation, with due regard to equitable geographical and gender distribution.
  • The age limit for application is 32 years of age.
  • The majority of the sessions will be held in English, therefore absolute fluency in English is essential. As several sessions will be held in French, solid working knowledge of French is also required.

Application 

The application form is to be filled accompanied by :

  • A copy of the applicant’s passport,
  • A letter of recommendation (in English or French only) from a university or governmental authority,
  • Proof of current enrollment (at the time of application) in a Master’s degree programme or a postgraduate degree programme (or equivalent) and university diplomas obtained.

Specifications
Type of Opportunity Exchange Programs
Event Date01 July,2019 to 12 July,2019
Deadline03 March,2019
CountrySwitzerland
CityGeneva
Open toAll
OrganizerUnited Nations Office at Geneva
Contact the organizer[email protected]

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