Graduate Institute (IHEID) Through academic lectures and direct interaction with negotiators and practitioners from international organisations, participants acquire a clear sense of the core mission of the UN as well as develop critical analysis of future challenges in international relations. The Summer Programme on the United Nations explores the concepts and key issues of peace and security, human rights and humanitarian challenges, international development, North-South relations and the future of global governance.
Understand the UN System, particularly its creation, development and various agencies. Explore the challenges faced by the United Nations and debate the future of international cooperation.
At the end of the 2 weeks, participants will be able to: - Understand the core mission of the UN and how it deals with key global issues such as human rights and the environment. - Critically analyse key issues around peace and security, human rights and humanitarian challenges, international development, and North-South relations. - Appraise the future of multilateral action through conference simulations and role play, as well as visits to key institutions in international Geneva. - Engage with academics and practitioners on what could be done to reinvent global governance at a time of great international uncertainty
Applications will be open from end of January to 1 May
Master; Oxford Department of International Development (ODID) The aim of this degree is to provide high-quality graduate training in debates about the institutions and processes of diplomacy, multilateralism, regional integration and global governance. The course lasts nine months and normally admits around 25 students a year. In 2010 it received around 10 applications for each place.
Graduate Institute (IHEID) Deadline: Spring 2019 Semester- 1 November 2018 Dedicated courses on global issues (globalisation, international security, global governance, international organisations, etc). A new 14-week programme for Undergraduate Students. This programme offers undergraduate students a unique opportunity to familiarise themselves with international institutions and actors that tackle the global challenges of our world. It also provides the occasion to take part in the intellectual life of a human-scale and cosmopolitan postgraduate institution. The programme is open to students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree programme and who would like to engage in a study abroad semester in the field of International Affairs.