The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Established in 1927, the Graduate Institute is Europe’s most prestigious school of international affairs, dedicated to preparing leaders for tomorrow’s world.

We offer Master and PhD programmes in Economics, History, Law, International Relations/Political Science and Anthropology & Sociology, plus interdisciplinary Masters in International Affairs and Development Studies. We also offer joint programmes with other world-leading universities, including a Dual Master with Harvard Kennedy School.

Our campus in the heart of international Geneva is a short walk from the United Nations, Red Cross, World Trade Organization, UNHCR and other major agencies. Students benefit from excellent internship and job opportunities and go on to enjoy successful international careers (former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan is an alumnus).

The Institute is a diverse, dynamic and welcoming community, attracting exceptional students from over 100 countries and offering affordable tuition fees and financial aid. With 90% of students finding jobs within four months of graduating, there’s no better place to study!

Geneva, Switzerland
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