Summer Programme on the United Nations

This online course offers a horizon scan of the past, present, and future of the United Nations. It proposes a nuanced and at the same time practical understanding of how the UN works to promote peace, rights, and wellbeing, and invites students to critically reflect on its future roles in a rapidly changing world. 


  • Next session: TBA 

In this edition, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the core mission of the UN and how it deals with key global issues.

  • Learn how the UN works with other stakeholders to manage global trends and challenges.

  • Discuss and analyse key issues with Graduate Institute professors, specialists from the UN system, civil society and government representatives.

  • Obtain 2 ECTS credits upon completion of the programme and assigned coursework.

  • Check out the 2021 schedule 

Summer Programmes

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So many different perspectives brought into one Summer programme! It allowed us to tackle an issue from a perspective we had never thought of and this will definitely deepen our analysis of an issue even after we go back to our own specific fields.
Tous les enseignements reposaient sur la conviction passionnée que malgré sa complexité, il faut continuer à “penser notre monde” en adoptant une vision critique et non cynique.


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