The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studieshttp://graduateinstitute.ch/corporate/teac...
Rue de Lausanne 132 Geneva, 1202 Switzerland
Switzerland: Geneve [Geneva]
The winter programme provides students with a unique opportunity to learn and think about major global challenges and how these are being addressed by the international community. Special attention will be paid to the role of the United Nations as a tool of global governance.
Emphasis on role-playing and social events also enables students to experience multiculturalism and global diversity firsthand. Students will gain knowledge of international challenges and build confidence to interact with people from different cultural backgrounds.
Through academic lectures and direct interaction with negotiators and practitioners from international organizations, participants acquire a clear sense of the core mission of the UN as well as develop critical analysis of future challenges in international relations.
The winter programme explores concepts and key issues of peace and security, human rights and humanitarian challenges, international development, North-South relations and the future of global governance.
The programme includes :
* Interdisciplinary approach to challenges of governance with internationally-renowned professors
* In-depth and small-group study of selected issues
Visits to international organizations in Geneva
* Dialogue with high-level officials from international organizations
Model United Nations
* Conference simulation where students are transformed into diplomats/government officials and learn how to negotiate
Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)
Tuition is CHF 2,800 (approximately USD 2,600 or EUR 2,000) and includes courses, visits, IT services, Libraries access. Tuition does not include travel costs to Geneva, accommodation or other living expenses in Geneva.
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The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is an institution of research and higher education dedicated to the study of world affairs, with a particular emphasis on the cross-cutting fields of international relations and development issues.
Through our core activities, we aim to promote international cooperation and make a contribution to the progress of developing societies. More broadly, we endeavour to develop creative thinking on the major challenges of our time, foster global responsibility and advance respect for diversity.
We are a cosmopolitan community located in the heart of Geneva, an international city and a centre of global governance. By intensely engaging with international organisations, NGO’s, governments and multinational companies, we participate in global discussions and prepare future policy-makers to lead tomorrow’s world.
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