United Nations Information Service’s 57th Graduate Study Programme 2019 – Geneva, Switzerland

Plazo de solicitud: 3rd Marzo 2019

The United Nations Information Service’s 57th Graduate Study Programme se llevará a cabo en el Oficina de las Naciones Unidas en Ginebra desde 1 a 12 Julio 2019. The GSP theme for 2019 will be:


The United Nations Information Service’s Graduate Study Programme provides an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of the United Nations system through first-hand observation and study. The Graduate Study Programme is held at the Oficina de las Naciones Unidas en Ginebra each year during the month of July.

Each year, as part of the educational outreach programmes undertaken by the United Nations, the Information Service at Geneva organizes the Graduate Study Programme. This seminar provides an opportunity for outstanding graduate and postgraduate students from all over the world to deepen their understanding of the principles, purposes and activities of the United Nations and its related agencies through first-hand observation and study at the United Nations Office at Geneva.

The 57th Graduate Study Programme will be held at the Palais des Nations from 1 a 12 Julio 2019. It will comprise lectures given by senior members of the United Nations and the Geneva-based specialized agencies. The GSP theme for 2019 will be:

100 years of multilateralism: taking stock and preparing the future

Participants will form working groups to study issues related to the various dimensions of this theme, under the guidance of United Nations experts. They will be provided with selected documents and publications on the theme under discussion.

Important: language requirements for the GSP:

The majority of the sessions will be held in English, therefore absolute fluency in English is essential. As several sessions will be held in French, solid working knowledge of French is also required.

Cómo aplicar:

The students invited to attend this programme will be selected on the basis of their academic experience and motivation, with due regard to equitable geographical and gender distribution. The age limit for application is 32 years of age.

Students interested in the 2019 Graduate Study Programme must submit their application ONLINE until 3rd March 2019. No se aceptarán solicitudes después de esta fecha.

El formulario debe ser llenado en nuestro sitio web, acompañada de una copia del pasaporte del solicitante, una carta de recomendación (en Inglés or Francés only)from a university or governmental authority, proof of current enrolment (at the time of application) in a Master’s degree programme or a postgraduate degree programme (or equivalent) and university diplomas obtained.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.

Once selected, successful candidates will be asked ahead of time to provide a medical certificate attesting good health and proof of medical insurance coverage En Suiza at the time of the GSP (these two documents will be only be accepted by us in English or French). Applications from those already employed full time professionally cannot be considered.

Los candidatos serán notificados de la decisión del comité de selección a mediados de abril 2019. La participación en el programa es gratis. Las Naciones Unidas no realizan ninguna contribución financiera para sufragar los gastos de viaje y los gastos de residencia de los participantes. Governments or universities may offer grants to selected candidates. Candidates should seek advice from their universities on this point.

Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the United Nations Information Service’s 57th Graduate Study Programme 2019


  1. I really wish I could be considered as I’m very willing to attend but my age is higher than the age limit stated but I am qualified with regard to every other requirement stated

  2. I am a graduate of Law, I have a post graduate diploma in maritime administration and management and I am currently running my master’s degree program in Maritime administration and management in the university of Lagos Nigeria


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