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Academia and ITU-T

Bring your ideas on information and communication technologies (ICTs) to life, raise your academic profile and build your career! Together, we can play an active role in the development of our technological world, and collectively craft the future of ICTs.

Contact us!
Alessia Magliarditi: ​tsbuni@itu.int

Academia membership

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​Raise the profile of your academic institution and see the advancement of your ICT innovations through worldwide recognition and adoption of global standards… ITU membership is an opportunity to directly influence the creation of globally recognized standards. Alongside the elevation of an institution’s public profile, members enjoy unlimited access to ITU Standards and all ITU Study Groups. Participation in Study Group activity is especially beneficial, ensuring standards accurately reflect the outcomes of academic research.

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ITU Kaleidoscope academic conferences

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These forward-looking academic conferences are an essential forum for universities, industry and research institutions of different fields, promoting the sharing of knowledge and identification of emerging ICT developments. Submit a paper... you could be the winner of one of the three best paper awards, and receive CHF 6,000 to further develop your ideas. Noteworthy papers are submitted for potential publication in IEEE Communications Magazine, and submission of papers often translates into the opportunity to present work to the ITU-T for future collaboration.
 

Seminars for students

Lecture series

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Would you appreciate a contribution to your academic curricula with a presentation, lecture or workshop by ITU expert staff?

Would a professor of your academic institution like to give a presentation/lecture/workshop on a topic of common interest to TSB staff and your University Faculty?

Contact: tsbuni@itu.int

Internship program


Improve your skills and gain experience working in the UN agency for ICT… Contact tsbhr@itu.int. Positions are for a duration of one to six months and cater to a broad range of skill sets. You can also apply for remote internships, working on a research paper at a distance and receiving tutoring via video/phone/mail.

Internship opportunities at ITU via National programmes

Publications

Get involved with the work of ITU-T!

If you are interested to contribute to the research on a specific topic, please submit your topic proposal and abstract to tsbuni@itu.int.