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International History

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

M.A.
24 months
Duration
7596 EUR/year
4747 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The International History 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

Courses, seminars and research projects in the International History 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

Language

English, French

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

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

  • International

    7596 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7596 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4747 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4747 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Non-resident students: CHF 8,000 per year
  • Resident students: CHF 5,000 per year

Funding

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