About the Graduate Institute
For a history of the Institute and basic facts and figures find out Who We Are.
A more comprehensive look at the Institute can be found in our Activity Report.
The academic year is divided into two semesters.
Each department at the Institute is responsible for the creation and publication of its own news stories, however there are times when institutional news may touch on a specific subject related to a department. Departmental news can be found by scrolling down to the end of each department’s respective pages.
Filming and photographing at Maison de la paix
For filming and photographing within Maison de la paix, permission must be given. Contact the Head of Corporate Communications for more information. Media crews are, however, welcome to film or photograph the exterior of Maison de la paix without express consent.
The Foundation for the Graduate Institute of International Relations and Development Studies was created in 2007 to manage the Institute. It is a private foundation that receives subsidies from the Swiss Confederation and the Canton of Geneva to fulfill its public service mandate. Find out more about our governance and the Foundation.
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The following photos of Maison de la paix can be downloaded free of charge. Please do not forget to mention the following credit: Maison de la paix. Graduate Institute, Geneva.
English and French are the primary working languages of the Institute.
Logo/name use requests
Requests to use the Graduate Institute name or logo in any way, including advertisements, marketing materials, press releases, etc, must be directed to the Head of Corporate Communications. All of the Institute’s registered marks are the sole property of the Graduate Institute and can only be used with express, written consent, given on request, including the following elements:
- Name and description of organization or person making the request and their relationship to the Institute.
- Contact details for the point person, including name, address, phone number and email
- Project description, including how the Institute is to be used and the intended use of the resulting material
- Detailed description of any requested filming or photography on the campus, including date, number of people and equipment involved.
In English the Institute has two usable, formal names:
- The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
- The Graduate Institute, Geneva
Informally, the name can also be shortened to:
- The Graduate Institute
- The Institute
- L’Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement
- Le Graduate Institute, Geneva,
- Le Graduate Institute
It is not necessary to capitalise “the” when referring to the Institute.
The Graduate Institute has two in-house publications. In addition to Globe, the Institute’s bilingual review, International Development Policy is a peer-reviewed journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development.
The research office publishes its own news, however the news does not reflect the entirety of work conducted by the Institute nor its research centres.
The Institute has nine research centres focused on a wide variety of global issues.
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