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United Nations Studies: Summer

Offered in partnership with Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), this certificate program combines the study of analytical issues, theoretical approaches, history, and relevant international relations policy debates at the United Nations (UN). Many program faculty hold high-level posts at the UN or its agencies.

The certification is ideal for those who are looking to increase their understanding of the history, inner workings, and challenges associated with the UN’s role in the world today, whether they are recent college graduates who are preparing for graduate study in international relations or experienced professionals looking to adapt and accelerate their careers. Optimal for leaders of nonprofits and NGOs.

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