The International Law Fellowship Programme was held in The Hague from 4 July to 5 August 2022 and was conducted in English.

Application process

Qualifications
To qualify for the Fellowship Programme, candidates must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law. The selected candidates are required to certify that they are able to attend the Fellowship Programme in its entirety.

The Fellowship Programme will be conducted in English in 2022. Fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Application
Complete the application form in English, typewritten. Answers should be clear and as detailed as possible. If you need extra space, you may attach additional pages. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

The “Letter of Transmission” must be completed and signed by a senior official of the institution that is presenting the candidate’s application.

A candidate whose mother tongue or language of instruction is not English must submit evidence of their ability to attend and participate in lectures and seminars conducted in English (e.g., diploma of courses conducted in English, language test certificate, extensive work experience in English). Applications without a valid language certification will not be considered.

The application should be sent by email to: ilfp@un.org

Two versions of the application form must be submitted:
(1) One scanned copy of the signed original (for example in PDF or JPG)
(2) One electronic MS Word version (or equivalent) of the application

The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the application and selection process, and does not require information with respect to candidates’ bank accounts.

The deadline for applications is 15 March 2022. Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Selection process
When selecting participants for the Fellowship Programme, due consideration is given to the candidates' qualifications, to the scope of their professional duties, to the relevance of the training to their professional duties, geographical distribution and gender balance. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Due consideration will also be given to candidates from Member States from which there has been no recent fellowship recipient for the International Law Fellowship Programme.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.


International Court of Justice
 
Downloads:
Brochure (English | French)
Application Form (English only)
   
 
Links:
The Hague Academy
Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law
Regional Courses in International Law
Audiovisual Library of international law