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International Relations, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The International Relations offered by the 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.  We therefore offer a unique combination of conceptual courses focused on theory and the development of essential diplomatic skills.

The GSD curriculum is based on 3 main pillars:

  • 1. International Relations
  • 2. International Law
  • 3. International Economics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Diplomacy: Strategies and Tools
  • Blue Diplomacy: International Ocean and Marine Governance
  • Religions, Ethics, and International Politics
  • Commercial Diplomacy
  • Civil Society, Coalitions, and Networks
  • Global Environmental Governance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Students are required to have completed any recognised school leaving certificate, the International Baccalaureate Programme, A-Levels, American Placement, French baccalauréat, Maturita, Abitur, etc. to be able to apply for the Bachelor’s Programme. Due to the diversity of applicants, there are other international qualifications that we may accept as equivalent of a university entry level. As the language of instruction is English, you need to submit a proof of your language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25658 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25658 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    25658 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25658 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Tuition fee per year is CHF 27500.

Living costs for Genève

  • 1925 - 2850 CHF/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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