Sabbatical Leave Programme
Each year, staff members selected for the sabbatical leave programme have the opportunity to pursue research or study projects for a period of up to four months at recognised universities or independent institutions worldwide. Selected staff are placed on special leave with full pay for the period of the sabbatical leave.
The sabbatical leave programme is an opportunity for staff members to:
Application and Selection Procedure
All staff members with five years of service under continuing, permanent or fixed-term appointments with the United Nations Secretariat and who are expected to serve for no less than two years after the completion of the sabbatical leave are eligible to apply for the programme.
The deadline for applications to the 2019 sabbatical is 12 October 2018.
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