Summer Course on Cultural heritage, Crime and Security

How to Apply

Course calendar
Dates 6-10 July 2020
Venue The American University of Rome, Via Pietro Roselli 4, 00153 Rome

Standard deadlines

Application deadline 20 May 2020
Confirmation of acceptance 21 May 2020
Payment deadline 22 May 2020

Early Bird deadlines

Application deadline 31 March 2020
Confirmation of acceptance 1 April 2020
Payment deadline 8 April 2020

1. Entry requirements

The course is designed for university graduates in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Economics, Social Science, Cultural Heritage and other relevant disciplines.

It is also addressed to young professionals working in governmental institutions, local authorities, international, non-governmental and cultural and heritage organizations seeking to deepen their understanding of current heritage crime issues.

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 2019/2020 academic year will also be considered.

2. How to apply

Standard Applicants

  • Application deadline: please complete and send the application form to unicri.courses@un.org by 20 May 2020.
  • 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 by 21 May 2020.
  • Payment deadline: full payment has to be finalized within 1 week following confirmation of acceptance, and no later than by 22 May 2020 (i.e. candidates should provide UNICRI with proof of payment via E-mail to unicri.courses@un.org).

Early Bird Applicants

  • Application deadline: please complete and send the application form to unicri.courses@un.org by 31 March 2020.
  • 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 1 April 2020.
  • Payment deadline: full payment has to be finalized within 1 week following confirmation of acceptance, and no later than 8 April 2020 (i.e. candidates should provide UNICRI with proof of payment via E-mail to unicri.courses@un.org.

3. Applicants requiring a VISA (IMPORTANT)

Applicants requiring a VISA are encouraged to apply in accordance with early bird deadlines. Upon payment of the tuition fee, the UNICRI Administrative Office will provide enrolled participants with an acceptance letter. We encourage selected participants to immediately contact the nearest Italian Embassy/Consulate to obtain detailed information on the VISA procedure and documents needed. Please note that it is sole responsibility of the course participants to request and obtain the VISA.

4. Registration Fees

  • Standard applicants: 1,100 Euro
  • Early Bird and the American University of Rome students and alumni applicants: 1,000 Euro

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

5. Cancellation and Refunds

As per our general policy, in the case of cancellation of your participation, registration fees will not be refunded for any reason, including Visa denial and health issues.

Given the current exceptional circumstances, however, full refund of the registration fees will be guaranteed should the cancellation be linked to the Corona Virus crisis (i.e. health problems of the participant or spouse/registered partner/children or parents, official travel restrictions imposed by the Government of the country of residence or of Italy, cancellation of flights by the air carrier…). Evidence of such ground should be provided when requesting the refund.

6. Accommodation

Accommodation is available as follows:

Single room – 8 nights accommodation (4 July – 12 July 2020) at the American University of Rome’s apartments.

Accommodation Fees: 300 Euro per person

Prices are intended for single rooms in shared apartments. All costs shall be paid in advance upon registering online (further information on the registration process will be provided by the Organizers via email upon acceptance to the Summer Course).

Please note that refund of accommodation fees is granted only to those participants submitting this request to AUR by 26 June 2020. In the event of a participant cancellation after 26 June 2020 for any reason, including VISA denial and health issues, accommodation fees will not be refunded.

Participants interested in booking accommodation at the American University of Rome’s apartments are kindly invited to fill-in the related section (Section G) in the application form within the deadlines hereunder.

    • Accommodation Application Deadline: 31 May 2020
    • Accommodation Payment Deadline: 10 June 2020

Check-in and check-out:

      • Check-in: Saturday 4 July 2020 from 9.00am to 5.00pm
      • Check-out: Sunday 12 July 2020

Check-in and check-out out of these time frames and days is not permitted and there is no option to extend the stay at the end of the programme.

All participants are required to provide AUR with their arrival flight information in order to coordinate the check-in and a photocopy of their passport/ID (photo page) upon confirm of acceptance and room availability.

Please do not purchase any flight/train ticket before receiving the approval of the Summer Course Administrative Office.

7. Certificate of participation

Upon attendance of all the lectures and completion of the course, participants will receive a United Nations and the American University of Rome certificate of participation. A participant 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 Link

The American University of Rome

Official Rome Tourist Website

9. Contacts

Email: unicri.courses@un.org (please indicate “Cultural Heritage” in the subject of the email) Tel: (+39) 011 6537 157 or (+39) 011 6537111

 

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