Applications will be accepted between 17 January 2022 and 18 April 2022. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applicants must advance their applications electronically by submitting the two forms below:

Please make sure you provide a clear, detailed, and feasible proposal by filling-in the above two forms.

The terms of the proposal submitted by the staff member shall be binding and cannot be modified after the deadline.


Selection of institution

Staff members are responsible for identifying the institution or organization in which they propose to carry out their study or research project.

They may choose among universities and independent institutions worldwide, including United Nations University research and training centres and those connected to the Academic Council on the United Nations System (see "Resources").

Staff members are also responsible for securing their acceptance by the selected institution and for ascertaining the type of support services and facilities that the institution is willing to provide. This information has to be included in the application.