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Discover the full range of advanced academic programmes that combine the UN’s experience derived from its 75-year presence in the field with the academic excellence of partner universities in the UK, Spain and Italy. Study online at your preferred pace with the United Nations and become a leader of tomorrow!
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a Geneva-based specialized training agency of the United Nations system, whose mandate is to develop individual and institutional capacities for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through outcome-based training and learning initiatives.
UNITAR Master degrees are fully accredited academic programmes, offered in partnership with the leading higher education institutions and designed to strengthen capacities and knowledge in the field of peace and security. The programmes are delivered online offering a high degree of flexibility for mid- to upper-level professionals currently working in the field or whose assignments involve a lot of traveling. Each programme has in-built advanced academic modules, which can be taken separately based on individual needs and preferences.
Distinctive features of our Master’s programmes include:
By studying with UNITAR, you will join an international community of over 300 students and alumni from 76 countries working in multilateral and non-governmental organizations at international, regional and national levels.
We leverage our strengths and those of our academic partners to ensure a balanced, comprehensive, consistent and at the same time diversified curriculum and methodologies, while increasing your networking opportunities manifold. Our partner universities are centres of excellence in their respective fields and constantly generate new knowledge to keep up with the ever-accelerating changes in our tightly interconnected world.
In order to be considered for one of our Master’s, students should comply with the following minimum requirements:
Applications are open throughout the year. All programmes have two intakes with the following applications deadlines: