Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism: is there a nexus?

How to Apply

Course calendar
Dates 7-11 May 2018
Venue John Cabot University, Via della Lungara, 233 - 00165 Rome, Italy

Standard deadlines

Application deadline 25 April 2018
Confirmation of acceptance 26 April 2018
Payment deadline 2 May 2018

Early Bird deadlines

Application deadline 25 February 2018
Confirmation of acceptance 26 February 2018
Payment deadline 5 March 2018

 

Download the application form

1. How to apply

  • Application deadline: please complete and send the application form to unicri.schools@un.org by 25 April 2018.
  • Confirmation of acceptance: the results of the selection process will be communicated via e-mail, within 5 working days following receipt of the application, and no later than 26 April 2018.
  • Payment deadline: full payment has to be finalized within 1 week following confirmation of acceptance, and no later than 2 May 2018 (i.e. candidates should provide UNICRI with proof of payment via E-mail to unicri.schools@un.org).

2. Early Bird applicants

A discounted rate, amounting to 1,000 US Dollars, is offered to Early Bird applicants. In order to receive the discount, applicants must apply in accordance with the following deadlines:

  • Application deadline: please complete and send the application form to unicri.schools@un.org by 25 February 2018.
  • Confirmation of acceptance: the results of the selection process will be communicated via e-mail, within 5 working days following receipt of the application, and no later than 26 February 2018.
  • Payment deadline: full payment has to be finalized within 1 week following confirmation of acceptance, and no later than 5 March 2018 (i.e. candidates should provide UNICRI with proof of payment via E-mail to unicri.schools@un.org).

3. Applicants requiring a VISA (IMPORTANT)

Those applicants requiring a VISA must apply in accordance with early bird deadlines.

Please consider that it may take up to 30 days to receive a VISA from Italian Embassies and Consulates, depending on your country of origin.

The Spring School Administrative Office will provide assistance in facilitating VISA release for those who need it. For this purpose, please ensure that section F of the Application Form is properly completed.

4. Registration Fees

  • General: 1,100 US Dollars
  • Early Bird applicants: 1,000 US Dollars
  • John Cabot University students and alumni: 900 US Dollars

Registration fees do not cover additional expenses such as those related to travel, meals, accommodation and VISA.

5. Cancellation and Refunds

In the case of a participant cancellation, registration fees will not be refunded.

6. Entry requirements

The course is designed for university graduates in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Economics, Social Science and other relevant disciplines. It is also addressed to young professionals working in governmental institutions, local authorities, international and non-governmental organizations seeking to deepen their understanding of the potential nexus between Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Hold a three-year university degree issued by an internationally recognized university in one of the aforementioned areas
  • Have a very good working knowledge of English

Applications from students who expect to graduate at the end of the 2017/2018 academic year will also be considered.

7. Certificate of participation

Upon attendance of all the lectures and completion of the course, participants will receive a United Nations and John Cabot University certificate of participation.

A student who misses one or more classes will not receive the certificate of participation. Absence grounded on serious reasons might be considered at discretion of the organizers.

8. Useful Links

John Cabot University

Official Rome Tourist Website

JCU - Information for Visitors

9. Contacts

Email: unicri.schools@un.org (please indicate “Nexus” in the subject of the email)

Tel: (+39) 06 6789907

 

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