United Nations University

The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations. It bridges the academic world and the United Nations system. Its goal is to develop sustainable solutions for current and future problems of humankind in all aspects of life. Through a problem-oriented and interdisciplinary approach it aims at teaching, applied research and education on a global scale. UNU was founded in 1973 as an autonomous organ of the United Nations General Assembly. The University comprises headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, and more than a dozen Institutes and Programmes worldwide.


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Job Vacancies

Candidates interested in applying for employment with the United Nations University can only apply for announced vacant positions.

Please note, unsuccessful applications can unfortunately neither be acknowledged nor returned.

Please download the P11.doc (360 KB Word) to apply for vacant positions and click here to receive more information about the application process.

Internships at UNU-ViE

The United Nations University Vice Rectorate in Europe recruits highly qualified applicants to work as interns at the Vice Rectorate in Bonn. Interns are recruited through a competitive application process through specific vacancy announcements or unsolicited applications for a minimum period of three months and a maximum period of six months. Students or recent graduates interested in the work of the United Nations and in particular the United Nations University are encouraged to apply. Please read more about the internship programme at UNU-ViE and find information on the application procedure .

Vacancy Announcements and Internships at UNU in Bonn

You will find all vacancy announcements of UNU-ViE at the UNU in Bonn portal page .

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Internships are intended to promote dialogue and understanding between UNU and young scholars, to provide support activities within UNU, and to familarize interns with the work of UNU. The UNU central internship page visitors with an easy roadmap to the various internship opportunities being advertised across the UNU system.