UNITAR offers diplomats, government officials, and professionals from a variety of sectors the opportunity to benefit from our unparalleled expertise in diplomacy through our Master’s Programmes (offered in partnership with top Universities around the world), and vast portfolio of training opportunities. Our world-class training programmes are taught by UN experts and practitioners in their fields.

We invite you to view our Educational and Training Catalogue, (available to download at the bottom of the page), for a comprehensive overview of our 2024 Programmes.

Customized Training opportunities are available upon request. 

Our upcoming events and educational opportunities in diplomacy, international law, development, human rights, leadership, negotiation, mediation, settlement of disputes, anti-corruption, and other areas, can be found below: 

Events

Information Session:

  • Online Info Session: UPEACE-UNITAR M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy and M.A. in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes 
  • 17 April 2024, 04:00 PM CET - Register here

Make An Impact Webinar Series: Diplomacy

  • Open Webinar: "Skills for a Successful International Career"
  • 25 April 2024, 04:00 PM CET - Register here

Open Webinar: Why Public Diplomacy Matters in the 21st Century

Master's Programmes and Related Qualifications

  • M.S. International Affairs and Diplomatic Practice

Application Deadline: Rolling Admission

Start Date: Fall 2024 

Fee: $41,340

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  • Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy [Master’s Degree in Lifelong Learning] and Related Qualifications (Full-Time and Part-Time)

Application Deadline: 27 September 2024

Start Date: 16 October 2024

Fee: $8,300 *(Prices vary based on programme)

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  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Public International Law

Application Deadline for non-EU Applicants (in-person programme): 15 May 2024

Application Deadline for EU-Applicants (in-person programme); all Applicants (online programme): 15 September 2024

Start Date: 2 October 2024

Fee: 8,000 € / Semester

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*Register Early: Applications are processed as they are received

  • M.A. in Development Studies and Diplomacy 

Hybrid Application Deadline: 31 May 2024

Start Date: 26 August 2024  

Fee: $19,500

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Online Application Deadline: 20 August 2024

Start Date: 9 September 2024 

Fee: $8,700

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  • M.A. in Gender and Development - Hybrid

Application Deadline: 31 May 2024

Start Date: 26 August 2024 

Fee: $19,500

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  • M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy 

Hybrid Application Deadline: 31 May 2024

Start Date: 26 August 2024

Fee: $13,000

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Online Application Deadline: 30 June 2024

Start Date: 8 July 2024

Fee: $11,000

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  • M.A. in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes

On-site Registration Deadline: 31 May 2024

Start Date: 26 August 2024 

Fee: $19,500.00

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Hybrid Application Deadline: 31 May 2024

Start Date: 26 August 2024

Fee: $13,000

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Online Application Deadline: 30 June 2024

Start Date: 8 July 2024  

Fee: $11,000

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  • M.A. in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy - Hybrid

Application Deadline: Rolling

Start Date: 01 October 2024

Fee: € 17,900.00

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  • Master in Digital International Relations & Diplomacy

Application Deadline: Rolling 

Start Date: 7 Oct 2024 

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  • M.A. in International Leadership and Negotiation - Hybrid

Registration deadline: 17 October 2024

Start date: 18 October 2024

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  • MSc in Human Rights and Diplomacy

Registration deadline: 1 November 2024

Start date: 1 January 2025

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Online Diplomas and Certificates

  • Online Executive Diploma on International Law in the 21st Century

Registration Deadline: 10 May 2024

Start Date: 13 May 2024

Fee: $1,490

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  • Executive Diploma on International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice

2024 Dates To Be Confirmed

Fee: $2,850

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  • Certificate in Gender and Development

Application Deadline: 31 May 2024

Start Date: 20 August 2024

Fee: $5,700

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  • Certificate in Development Studies and Diplomacy 

Application Deadline: 20 August 2024

Start Date: 9 September 2024

Fee: $3,550

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  • Certificate in International Law and Diplomacy

Application Deadline: 20 August 2024

Start Date: 9 September 2024

Fee: $3,550

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  • Certificate in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes

Application Deadline: 30 November 2024

Start Date: 13 January 2025

Fee: $3,550

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Training Programmes

  • United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme

April Edition:

Registration Deadline: 18 April 2024

Start Date: 18 May 2024

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June Edition

Registration Deadline: 13 June 2024

Dates: 17 June 2024 - 12 July 2024 

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August Edition: 

Registration Deadline: 25 July 2024

Dates: 29 July 2024 - 23 August 2024

Fee: $750.00

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  • ​​​​​Workshop on Human Rights 

Face-to-Face Workshop in Geneva, Switzerland

Dates: 11 Jun 2024 - 12 Jun 2024 (To be confirmed)

Fee: $1,000 

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  • ​​​​​United Nations Geneva Immersion Programme - Basic Package 

May Edition

Registration Deadline: 16 May 2024

Dates: 20 - 24 May 2024

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July Edition:

Registration Deadline: 11 July 2024

Dates: 15 - 19 July 2024 

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August Edition:

Registration Deadline: 22 August 2024

Dates: 26 - 30 August 2024

Fee: $2,300.00

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  • ​​​​​United Nations Geneva Immersion Programme - Premium Package

May Edition:

Registration Deadline: 18 April 2024

Dates: 22 April - 24 May 2024

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July Edition:

Registration Deadline: 13 June 2024

Dates: 17 June - 19 July 2024

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August Edition:

Registration Deadline: 25 July 2024

Dates: 29 Jul 2024 - 30 Aug 2024

Fees: $3,880 (includes accommodations and preparatory e-learning course)

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  • United Nations Hague Immersion Programme - Premium Package

July Edition:

Registration Deadline: 13 June 2024

Dates: 7 June - 26 July 2024

Fees: $3,880.00 (includes accommodations and preparatory e-Learning course)

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  • United Nations Hague Immersion Programme - Basic Package

July Edition

Registration Deadline: 18 July 2024

Dates: 22 July - 26 July 2024

Fees: $2,300.00

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  • Human Rights Council Training Programme (Online)

September Edition:

Registration Deadline: 5 September 2024

Dates: 09 - 28 September 2024

Fee: $950.00

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e-Learning Courses

  • Diplomacy 4.0  - Beyond the Digital Frontier

Registration Deadline: 8 April 2024

Dates: 8 Apr 2024 - 19 May 2024

Fee: $800

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  • ​​​Law of International Organizations - Webinar Track

Registration Deadline: 21 April 2024

Dates: 29 April - 19 May 2024 (Webinar: Friday 17 May, 10:00 – 12:00 CET)

Fee: $400

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  • Law Of Treaties Webinar Track 2024 (Spring)

Registration Deadline: 19 May 2024

Dates: 27 May – 16 June 2024 (Webinar: Friday 14 June, 10:00 –12:00 CET)

Fee: $400

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  • United Nations Protocol

Registration Deadline: 20 May 2024

Dates: 20 May 2024 - 16 Jun 2024

Fee: $600

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  • Human Rights, Environmental Protection and Climate Change

Registration Deadline: 28 July 2024

Dates: 5 Aug - 18 Aug 2024

Fee: $500

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  • International Law - Webinar Track (Summer/Fall)

Registration Deadline:  4 August 2024 

Dates19 August – 8 September 2024 (Webinar: Friday 6 September, 10:00 – 12:00 CEST)

Fee: $400

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  • Public and Cultural Diplomacy in a Multipolar World 

Registration Deadline: 2 September 2024

Dates: 2 Sep - 13 Oct 2024

Fee: $800

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  • Law of International Organizations - Webinar Track (Fall)

Registration Deadline: 15 September 2024

Dates: 23 September – 13 October 2024 (Webinar: Friday 11 October, 10:00 – 12:00 CET)

Fee: $400

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  • International Humanitarian Law (Fall)

Registration Deadline: 29 September 2024 

Dates: 7 October to 3 November 

Fee: $600

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  • Art of Speechwriting

Registration Deadline: 14 October 2024 

Dates: 14 Oct 2024 - 3 Nov 2024

Fee: $600

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  • Law Of Treaties Webinar Track 2024 (Fall)

Registration Deadline: 27 October 2024

Dates: 04 – 24 November 2024 (Webinar: Friday 22 November, 10:00 – 12:00 CET)

Fee: $400

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  • Core Courses on International Law:

    • International Law

    • Law of International Organizations

    • Law of Treaties

    • International Environmental Law

    • Techniques and Procedures of International Environmental Law

  • Rolling Registration

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More Information

For more information on our Master's Programmes, Executive Education, E-Learning Courses, Immersion Programmes, Training Workshops, and/or Customized Training Opportunities, kindly contact us at diplomacy@unitar.org.

About Us

Established in 1965, UNITAR is an autonomous institution within the United Nations system with a mission to deliver innovative training and conduct research on knowledge systems to develop the capacities of its beneficiaries. As the training arm of the UN, its mission is to develop capacities to enhance global decision-making and to support country level action for shaping a better future.

At the heart of UNITAR, the Division for Multilateral Diplomacy (DMD) delivers training and support workshops to address the needs of diplomats, government officials, international civil servants and students to meet complex, global challenges. UNITAR’s Division for Multilateral Diplomacy activities cover a wide range of policy domains, including bilateral and multilateral negotiation, environmental and climate change diplomacy, economic diplomacy, international law, human rights, diplomatic protocol, Agenda 2030 and other related topics, as well as capacities and skills development activities such as diplomatic report writing, public speaking, media relations and negotiation techniques, among many others.

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