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International Relations

Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations

12 months
30696 EUR/year
30696 EUR/year
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The International Relations programme offered by Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations focuses very clearly on preparing individuals for a successful career within management-level positions within the public and private sectors, principally through its combined theoretical and practical approach in our teaching methods.


The aim of the MIR programme is:

  • To prepare and develop graduates for a career in departments of government, politics, international relations, journalism and business
  • To develop students’ intellectual capabilities of analysis and interpretation, critical evaluation, selection and synthesis, reasoned argument, research and problem solving
  • To provide students with a research-active teaching environment which gives them an appropriate grounding in the study of international relations, including its political, social, and economic aspects
  • To examine how state, non-state and supra-national actors behave and interact through a dynamic appreciation of different levels of analysis
  • To ensure that students acquire a solid understanding of methodologies for the study of international processes
  • To ensure that students acquire a solid knowledge of theories of international relations, the heritage and development of the discipline, its major debates, its inherent nature as an interdisciplinary study, and a critical appreciation of the essentially contested nature of politics in general and international relations in particular
  • To ensure that students acquire an advanced understanding of the relationship between theoretical, methodological, and empirical content of the issue-areas studied
  • To develop students’ general research skills and personal skills (transferable skills).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Health
  • Disarmament
  • Migration
  • Humanitarian Operations
  • Regional Status
  • Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor degree. Whilst we accept applications from all varieties of undergraduate majors, a prior degree in international relations, history, social sciences, etc. will be an ideal preparation to commence your MIR studies at GSD.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30696 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30696 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30696 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30696 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Tuition fee per year is CHF 32900.

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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