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International History and Politics

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

24 months
Duration
7300 EUR/year
4562 EUR/year
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About

The International History and Politics programme of Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is a rigorous, two-year degree exploring various dimensions of international history and historiography. It provides students with up-to-date critical, analytical and methodological tools and encourages historically-informed approaches to current policy, politics, economics and culture. 

Overview

Areas of Study 

Courses, seminars and research projects in the International History and Politics programme of Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies cluster around the intersecting themes of international relations, institutions and movements; global/world and transnational history; history and policy; the history of ideas; the Global South and postcoloniality; and the histories of individual regions – the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, East Asia and South Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • This master's degree combines coursework, workshops, research and a thesis.
  • It encourages direct contact, debates and exchange with faculty and fellow students.
  • Compulsory courses introduce the aims, substance and criticisms of the various approaches to international, transnational and global/world history.
  • Research training is focused on individual and collective work based on primary and secondary sources.
  • Students take elective courses in anthropology and sociology, economics, international law and international relations/political science, taught in the departments concerned.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A History of the Post-September 11 Era
  • An International History of Racism
  • Approaches to Global History
  • Authoritarianism and Democracy in Latin America: From Independence to the 2010s
  • Evolution of the International System, c. 1815 to the Present
  • Foreign Policies of Major Powers

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should hold, or at least receive upon arrival, a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in a discipline relevant to your study programme, from an accredited university
  • Professional experience and extracurricular activities are not compulsory but can be an asset to your application
  • Complete the online application form
  • Pay the application fee
  • Provide contact details for two academic referees on the application form
  • Upload all your supporting documents before the deadline

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7300 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4562 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4562 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Non-resident students: CHF 8,000 per year
  • Resident students: CHF 5,000 per year

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

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