2014 United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme

Deadline: December 1st 2013


When: 30 June – 8 August 2014

Where: Peace Palace – The Hague, the Netherlands

Application Deadline: 1st of December 2013

The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is a six-week course organized annually by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, under the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, which is one of the cornerstones of the United Nation’s efforts to promote the rule of law.

The International Law Fellowship Programme is designed to enable qualified persons, in particular, mid-level government legal officers and young teachers of international law from developing countries, and countries with emerging economies, to deepen their knowledge of international law.

The Fellowship Programme accommodates up to 30 participants.

The lectures and seminars organized by the Codification Division are given by eminent scholars and practitioners in international law from different regions and legal systems.

The lectures and seminars are given in either English or French. The 2014 Programme will be conducted in French.


To qualify for the fellowship,

  • Candidates should be between 24 and 40 years of age at the beginning of the Fellowship Programme.
  • They should be law graduates with practical experience in the field of international law acquired by working for a public or private organization or a university.
  • Candidates will have to certify that they are able to attend the entire Programme period.

Financial Arrangements

The Fellowship Programme will cover

  • The fellowship recipient’s travel costs in economy class, medical insurance, the training material and the registration fee for The Hague Academy of International Law.
  • In accordance with policies and procedures governing the administration of United Nations fellowships, participants will receive a stipend to cover their living expenses. Accommodation will also be provided by the Fellowship Programme.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the United Nations International Fellowship Programme






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