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2015 UNU-IAS Postgraduate Programmes in Sustainability Accepting Application

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) has begun accepting applications for September 2015 admission to its Master of Science in Sustainability programme and its PhD in Sustainability Science programme. The application deadlines are 27 February 2015 for the master’s degree programme, and 30 April 2015 for the doctoral degree programme.

Students accepted for the programmes will benefit from the unique opportunity to study in Tokyo at a global university within the framework of the United Nations. Both programmes are intended for recent graduates, professionals and practitioners wishing to develop an international career through employment in UN agencies, other international organizations, governments, civil society or the private sector. Enrolled students will also have the opportunity to obtain a joint diploma offered by UNU-IAS and The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Science (UT-GSFS), if they complete additional requirements.

Those who expect to receive a required degree before September 2015 are also eligible to apply.

Applicants must submit all application documents through the UNU-IAS online application website ( Please visit the UNU-IAS website ( for further details, and contact us through the online inquiry form ( if you have any questions.

(Source: IISD Climate-L)