Study at UNU

  • The United Nations University provides a unique educational opportunity unavailable anywhere else in the world. UNU enjoys an unparalleled position within the global academic community as the only United Nations organ mandated by the General Assembly to grant degrees.

    UNU offers a growing range of master’s, doctoral and short-term programmes that equip the leaders of tomorrow with the necessary academic foundations to effectively address pressing global problems. By bringing together scholars and faculty from both developing and developed countries, UNU provides its diverse international student body with first-hand research experience in the heart of the United Nations. Students undertake research that links directly with the work of the United Nations and its specialized agencies, as well as numerous intergovernmental processes. With an expert faculty spread across 14 UNU institutes in 12 countries, UNU is a truly global university in structure, operation and ambition.

    UNU welcomes students from all over the world who are committed to the pursuit of peace, progress and sustainable development through research, training and dialogue with a global community of academics in developed and developing countries. We invite you to explore this site to learn more about the unique educational opportunities provided by UNU, and hope that you will find a programme that matches your own educational goals.

  • Office of the Rector
    United Nations University
    5-53-70 Jingumae
    Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
    Japan 150-8925

    Tel.: +81 3 5467-1212
    Fax: +81 3 3499-2810