Global Environment & Sustainability Law Fellows Program

UN Environment is looking for public sector lawyers from developing countries working on environmental law, natural resources law, or associated fields of law!

Apply now for the Global Environment & Sustainability Law Fellows Program, offered by the UN Environment and the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C.

Successful fellows will receive a Master of Laws (LL.M) Degree in Environmental Law from the Georgetown University Law Center. Upon graduation, fellows will gain international environmental legal and policy experience  working with UN Environment for up to three months.

The fellowship will cover the full cost of tuition, travel, and provide a stipend for living expenses.

The application deadline has been extended to 9 February, 2018! We will accept unofficial transcripts if the applicants final transcripts are not available by the deadline. Download the application form and submit the completed form and all materials via e-mail to lawgelpp [at]

The fellows must commit to return to their home country to continue working in public sector environmental law and policy for not less than three years.