NLC University

NLC University is a collaborative education and professional development initiative developed by the National League of Cities that helps municipal leaders – both elected and appointed – build the skills they need to better govern, serve, and advocate for their communities.



NLC University Overview
Created by city officials for city officials, NLC University is a unique, multi-dimensional learning experience, offering participants the ability to explore, challenge, and learn - when, where, and how they want.

About NLC University

Board of Advisors

Leadership Fellows

Annual Leadership Summit

Certificate Program 


Online Courses

State and Regional Opportunities

Toolkits and Supplemental Materials

Call For Speakers