The annual six-week session of the UNU International Courses (UNU-IC), held at UNU Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, is designed for postgraduate students and young professionals who wish to pursue careers in international fields in public-service or private organizations, including the United Nations, multinational corporations, non-governmental organizations or national foreign service organizations. The courses, which will provide analyses of global issues from both theoretical and empirical perspectives, are taught in a cooperative fashion by a team of scholars and practitioners comprising both in-house and outside experts.
As of 2011, the UNU International Courses will be offered as a part of the UNU-ISP Master’s Degree Programme. Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded a certificate of completion and a transcript from UNU-ISP.
These four courses being offered in 2011 are:
The tuition fee is USD 1,500 (or JPY150,000) for two courses. A limited number of full or partial fellowships will be available for applicants from developing countries; these fellowships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.
Application deadline for 2011 autumn session of the UNU International courses is Tuesday, 31 May 2011.
For more information, including admission requirements and the application procedure, please see the UNU International Courses – 2011 Autumn Session page on the UNU-ISP website.