Why HMUN?


Substantive Excellence

The staff of HMUN is carefully selected to include the most passionate and dedicated directors. Each of the study guides is carefully crafted for its respective committee and reflects careful and thorough research. All of our directors are extremely knowledgeable, dedicated, and committed to HMUN’s ideals, resulting in well-run and focused committees. Many delegates leave our conference with a new-found passion for international relations and greater awareness of the issues that dominate our world.

Tradition and Innovation

Begun over 75 years ago with a simulation of the League of Nations, our conference is the product of years of gradual refinement. While our conference has expanded considerably including to nations abroad, we are fully committed to bringing the prestigious and superb experience you have come to know and expect at HMUN to our conference next year. At the same time, HMUN is an organization dedicated to exploring new and exciting opportunities for all conference delegates and Faculty Advisors. HMUN 2018 will feature innovative committee simulations, cutting-edge technology, and, of course, great entertainment for delegates outside of committee.

Size and Diversity

At HMUN 2018, you will have the opportunity to meet and interact with more than 3,000 high school students from more than 200 high schools around the world. HMUN provides a host of substantive issues for this dynamic group of students and creates a forum for debate and negotiation among them – a truly worthwhile experience. Our conference is designed to foster negotiation and public speaking skills, introduce students to a range of global challenges, and provide culturally diverse perspectives on a variety of issues. Our strong emphasis on representation at our conference from schools across the globe ensures the HMUN experience is a truly international one.

What are people saying about HMUN?

“The staff was gracious and responsive. The GA’s and crisis sessions were run well. Bravo.”
-- The Bromfield School on HMUN 2014

"Thank you for all you do. It's greatly appreciated. The delegates worked very hard and felt rewarded for their work in the committees."
-- African Leadership Academy, South Africa on HMUN 2014

"It was great to have come across the Secretariat team who haven't left any stones unturned in making the HMUN 2013 a great success. Your 360 degree feedback sessions with the faculty advisors held on a daily basis were brilliant in resolving issues then and there."
-- Chittagong Grammar School, Bangladesh on HMUN 2013