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: 

Upcoming Events

Leveraging Sporting Events to Strengthen Multilateralism

Connecting Corruption and Cyber & Digital diplomacy: Diplomacy as a tool for combating Corruption

The Role of Sports Diplomacy in Advancing Human Rights

Sports and City Diplomacy: The Paris Olympic Games as a Case Study

Master's Programmes

M.A. in Development Studies and Diplomacy (with the University for Peace - UPEACE)
  • Online Application Deadline: 20 August 2024
  • Start Date: 9 September 2024 | Fee: $8,700

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M.A. in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy (with International Anti-Corruption Academy - IACA)
  • Online (with 1 week in Geneva)
  • Application Deadline: 26 August 2024
  • Start Date: 01 October 2024 | Fee: € 17,900.00

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M.S. in International Affairs and Diplomatic Practice (with Seton Hall University)
  • Online Application Deadline: Rolling Admission
  • Start Date: August 26 2024 | Fee: $41,340

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Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Public International Law (with Sigmund Freud University Vienna - SFU)
  • Application Deadline for EU-Applicants (in-person programme); all Applicants (online programme): 15 September 2024
  • Start Date: 2 October 2024 | Fee: 8,000 € / Semester

*Register Early: Applications are processed as they are received

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Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy [Master’s Degree in Lifelong Learning] and Related Qualifications (with Open University of Catalonia - UOC)
  • Online Full-time or Part-time - with Optional Field Trip to Geneva and/or The Hague
  • Application Deadline: 27 September 2024
  • Start Date: 16 October 2024 | Fee: $8,300 *(Prices vary based on programme)

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M.A. in Digital International Relations & Diplomacy (with EU Business School)
  • In-person at EU Business School, Geneva 
  • Application Deadline: Rolling 
  • Start Date: 7 Oct 2024 | Fee: CHF 10,780 / Semester
  • Guaranteed Internship Placement
  • 30% Tuition Discount for Swiss Nationals

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M.A. in International Leadership and Negotiation(with Universidad Europea de Valencia - UEV)
  • Hybrid Registration Deadline: 17 October 2024
  • Start Date: 18 October 2024

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MSc or LL.M. in Human Rights and Diplomacy (with University of Stirling)
  • In-person at the University of Stirling with one week in Geneva
  • Application Deadline: 1 November 2024
  • Start Date: 1 January 2025

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MBA in Alternative Dispute Resolution (with the University of Bolton)
  • Start Date: January 2025
  • Modality: Online + one week in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Workload: Part-time
  • Tuition Fee: £29,750

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Executive Education and Certificate Programmes

Executive Diploma Programme in Cultural Diplomacy, International Relations & Global Governance (with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy)
  • Online + In-Person (17-28 July in Berlin, Germany)
  • Start Date: 17 July 2024 | Fee: $1,700

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Certificate in Development Studies and Diplomacy (with the University of Peace - UPEACE)
  • Online Application Deadline: 20 August 2024
  • Start Date: 9 September 2024 | Fee: $3,550

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Certificate in International Law and Diplomacy (with the University of Peace - UPEACE)
  • Online Application Deadline: 20 August 2024
  • Start Date: 9 September 2024 | Fee: $3,550

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Online Diploma in Multilateral Diplomacy | Edition 2 - 2024
  • Registration Deadline: 02 September 2024
  • Dates: 02 September 2024 - 30 June 2024 | Fee: $2,600

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Certificate on Artificial Intelligence and Professional Skills
  • Online Application Deadline: 4 October 2024
  • Start Date: 4 October 2024 | Fee: $1,500

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Certificate in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes (with the University of Peace - UPEACE)
  • Online Application Deadline: 30 November 2024
  • Start Date: 13 January 2025 | Fee: $3,550

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Executive Diploma in Diplomatic Practice - 9th Edition
  • Registration Deadline: 14 November
  • Dates: 14 November - 31 August 2025 | Fee: $8,000 (varies by region)

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Online Executive Diploma on International Law in the 21st Century
  • Registration Deadline: 31 August 2024
  • Start Date: 2 Sep 2024 - 6 Sep 2024 | Fee: $1,490

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Executive Diploma on International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice
  • 4 Nov 2024 - 8 Dec 2024 | Fee: $2,850
  • Registration Deadline: 8 Oct 2024

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Immersion Programmes

United Nations Geneva Immersion Programme - Basic Package (July Edition)
  • Registration Deadline: 11 July 2024
  • Dates: 15 - 19 July 2024 
  • Fee: $2,300.00

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United Nations Geneva Immersion Programme - Premium Package (July Edition)
  • Registration Deadline: 13 June 2024
  • Dates: 17 June - 19 July 2024
  • Fee: $3,880.00 (includes accommodations and preparatory e-learning course)

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​​​​​United Nations Geneva Immersion Programme - Basic Package (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 (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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Online Training Programmes

United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme (June Edition)
  • Registration Deadline: 13 June 2024
  • Dates: 17 June 2024 - 12 July 2024 

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United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme (August Edition)
  • Registration Deadline: 25 July 2024
  • Dates: 29 July 2024 - 23 August 2024
  • Fee: $750.00

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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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Human Rights Council Training Programme (Online)
  • Registration Deadline: 5 September 2024
  • Dates: 09 - 28 September 2024 | Fee: $950.00

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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 - Webinar Track (Fall)
  • Registration Deadline: 29 September 2024 
  • Dates: 3 Oct 2024 - 3 Nov 2024  | 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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United Nations Protocol
  • Registration Deadline: 14 October 2024
  • Dates: 14 Oct 2024 - 10 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 (Online, Self-Paced) - upcoming deadlines for next edition: 30 June 2024
  • International Law
  • Law of International Organizations
  • Law of Treaties
  • International Environmental Law
  • Techniques and Procedures of International Environmental Law

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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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