New York: Model United Nations


Important Dates:

Deposit Deadline: December 6, 2019 
MUN Scholarship Deadline: November 1, 2019
AU Scholarship Deadline:
December 11 2019
Final Payment Deadline: January 10, 2020 
Mandatory Orientation Meeting: Spring semester 2020


Courses Offered:Model United Nations Logo

POLS 2930: Model UN I: New York
POLS 4930: Model UN II
POLS 4930: Honors Model UN II: New York

Professor: Professor Nadia Jilani-Hyler
envelope-o icon njilanihyler@augusta.edu

This class is designed with several goals in mind. The class is organized to give the student a substantial knowledge base on international organization and law as codified in the United Nations Charters and Declarations. Students will learn the complete structure and organizational mechanisms of the United Nations, focusing specifically on the major institutions and organs, including: the Security Council, General Assembly, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship, and the International Court of Justice. The class will concentrate on all UN committees, councils, and programs that our assigned country is a member of. The class will concentrate heavily on the history, culture, identity, society, economy, and political practices of the assigned country. Students will learn the key components of international strategy, bargaining, negotiation techniques, and tools of international diplomatic state craft. Finally, the class will develop and prepare students to participate in the required National Model United Nations in New York.  

Additionally, students wishing to take 4930 should have prior experience with the MUN program, and be willing to take on additional leadership roles, such as helping to organize and work the Augusta University  JRMUN. Honors students wishing to take the class for Honors credit will also have additional work.   

*No prerequisites for this program

**This course meets every Friday from 10am-1pm on campus prior to the actual trip to New York.


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MUN students

Every Friday during spring semester-
Course Meets

March 28, 2020
Depart from Georgia
Opportunity to see New York sights, such as ground zero, Empire State Building, and other sites.

March 29, 2020
Preparation for the conference

March 30, 2020
Model United Nations Conference

March 31, 2020
Model United Nations ConferenceConference placquards

April 1, 2020
Model United Nations Conference

April 2, 2019
Model United Nations Conference

April 3, 2019
Student free day: tours, plays, shows, etc.

April 4, 2019
Return to Georgia


Financial Information:

Program Fee: $2170 + Tuition & Fees

Deposit: $200

Final Payment: Remaining Balance DUE

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What's included? Airfare, lodging, conference fee
[Note: Hotel cost is for 2-3 in a room. If you would like a single room, you can request a single room for an additional cost if rooms are available.]
Additional Expenses: All meals

 

Payment policies and additional funding information:

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MUN SCHOLARSHIP

The MUN scholarship funds up to $1000 exclusively for the Augusta University Model United Nations (MUN) 2020 trip to New York City. Funding is not guaranteed, and is entirely contingent upon students applying for the trip through the Study Abroad Office, and submitting their $200 deposit by the deadline, December 6th (early deposits are encouraged). Students are also required to register for the course accompanying the trip: POLS 2930, or POLS 4930 (note: there is also an Honors version of POLS 4930). Program and scholarship is open to all majors.

This application is due November 1, 2019.  Applications for this scholarship can be found HERE.

 

Apply and make your deposit for this program below:

DEPOSITS FOR THE PROGRAM WILL OPEN ON AUGUST 1, 2020

CLICK HERE TO APPLY & PAY

Having trouble applying? Review our "How-To" walk through here.

Updated 10/1/19