Language Learning in New York

Would you like to improve your language and communication skills? 

The Language and Communications Training Unit (LCTU) at New York Headquarters is happy to announce that WINTER 2022 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for language and communications courses in all six languages!  The courses are offered globally on a variety of topics and at different levels. 

Depending on the duty station you are based in, the following courses are available to you:


  -  If you are based in New York: please see our LCTU NEW YORK BROCHURE

  -  If you are based elsewhere: please see the LCTU GLOBAL BROCHURE - Global participants can   
     proceed to register if they meet the prerequisites.
The Winter term will run from 10 January until 18 March 2022.  Register now.


If you are unsure about your level or have questions regarding registration, please fill out the Registration Assistance Form.  Information for all learning managers for language learning licenses is available here.

*Safety is our priority: All Winter 2022 classes will initially be offered online, with a planned phased return to in-person classes for the New York based offerings dependent on organizational guidance and local health and safety conditions. 

For detailed information regarding registration, please visit our Registration page.

As always, our main goal is to continue to offer a high-qualityprogramme, targeted to the needs of our clients, and adapted to current circumstances.


Statement on Inclusivity and Diversity

The Language and Communications Training Unit (LCTU) is committed to creating a working environment that embraces equality, inclusivity and diversity, in support of the System-wide Strategy on Gender Parity.  To this end, the LCTU co-created the Gender-Inclusive Language Guidelines in the six official languages of the United Nations. Please use them and share your comments and suggestions in any of the six official UN languages through the contact form.

Terms and Conditions

Please review the current LCTU 2021 Terms and Conditions of Service of the Language and Communication Courses at Headquarters.  The Terms and Conditions contain information on the official policies of the LCTU and also contain  information on the types of training schedules and formats available, the course calendar for 2021, eligibility criteria and registration procedures, the responsibilities of participants and other information,  including where to address enquiries.