International Relations, Master | Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations | Genève, Switzerland
12 months
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31510 EUR/year
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About

Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations's Master of International Relations course 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. 

Overview

The International Relations curriculum from Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations is based on 3 main pillars:

  • International Relations
  • International Law
  • International Economics

Programme aim

  • To prepare and develop graduates for a career in departments of government, politics, international relations, international affairs, 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 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:

  • Blue Diplomacy: International Ocean and Marine Governance
  • Digital Diplomacy and Internet Governance
  • International Law of Armed Conflict: Challenges and Case Studies
  • Global Health and International Relations
  • Humanitarian Diplomacy: Strategy, Policy, Implementation
  • Media and International Relations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

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.
  • As the language of instruction is English, you need to submit a proof of your language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31510 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31510 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    31510 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31510 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Tuition fee is CHF 32’900.

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.

Funding

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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