For the time being, ILP is not accepting more applications for this course.
The Diploma Course in International Environmental Law is designed to be followed by anyone interested in enhancing their knowledge of international environmental law. Prior legal study is not compulsory. The International Law Programme (IlP, former ELP) endeavors to achieve an equitable geographical representation and gender balance between participants and ensure that participants have diverse educational backgrounds.
Applications for the course are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Applications are processed four times a year (30 January, 30 April, 30 July and 30 October). Successful candidates will be notified thereafter.
The admission of a candidate is based on the following criteria:
- Quality of the Curriculum Vitae and University Degree(s)
- Professional experience and commitment towards environmental protection
- Benefits for the candidate and for their professional environment
- Language skills
Submitting your Application
The application may be submitted to the International Law Programme either:
- by email: email@example.com
- by fax (+41 22 917 89 93), or
by post to:
UNITAR / International Law Programme,
Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10,
Each potential candidate is required to submit an application file comprised of three elements:
- Application Form
- Motivation Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
Commencing the Course
Selected participants can commence the course following their formal acceptance and after making the payment of corresponding course fees. The fee for the entire course (books 1 to 10) is USD 2,000, however, candidates from least developed countries and other eligible countries qualify for reduced fees.
For further information about the admission procedure see the FAQ’s.
Calendar of e-Courses
First Semester 2013
e-Courses on International Environmenal Law
25 February to 3 May 2013
e-Course on the Law of Treaties
Next Session from 20 May to 14 June
Download the course fact sheet
(available only in French)
e-Course on International Water Law
from 1 February to 4 March 2013
Download the Information Brochure
09 May 2013
08 May 2013
01 May 2013
01 May 2013