The UNILEAD programme (University Leadership and Management Training Programme) is a Blended-Learning programme for young University Leaders within the field of Higher Education Management. The programme focuses on Project Management, Financing and Investment, and Management of Human Resource as well as the development and implementation of individual and innovative projects.

This Program is for you, if you are:

  • 30- to 40-year-old junior executives from universities involved in university management (eg. program management, quality management, human resources, training, etc.)
  • Have a master’s degree
  • A maximum 4 years of professional experience in university management with managerial and personnel responsibility
  • Very good, active English language skills (oral and written) are indispensable
  • International experience is an advantage, but not a requirement.

Programme Contents and Methodology

UNILEAD focuses on three key areas:

  1. Project Management (PM). This includes courses on Strategic Management in Projects, Methodology of Project Management and Risk Management.
  2. Financing and Investment (F&I). This includes general financing strategies, operating with financial plans, control of solvency as well as the knowledge and use of investment tools and concepts.
  3. Human Resource Management (HRM). This includes courses on Instruments of Human Resource Development, Leadership, Conflict Management and Communication.

In order to complement these three modules, additional topics, such as Team Competences, Quality Management, and Leadership, are touched upon.

Application Deadline: 14th of October 2019

Applications can be submitted via the online application form on the UNILEAD-website at

For further information, kindly refer to the below links

Download: UNILEAD 2020 - Call for Application (pdf, 372.69 KB)