Executive Master in International Relations

Design the degree according to your needs

Stay on the edge and upgrade your professional skills. The Executive Master in International Relations is delivered by our Institute that is specialised in global affairs since 1927, at the heart of International Geneva. You can choose your courses and timeframe to best adapt the degree to your needs.

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design the degree according to your needs
 

Choose your final assignment format (between 4 options) and topic:

  • Choose when you want to join: apply from the start, or enroll any time within a period of 5 years and a half

  • Choose what you want to learn: gain the first 45 ECTS by combining the Executive Education degrees of your choice

  • Follow the core course in International Relations whenever you want after your first degree

 

Objectives
 

  • Acquire specialised knowledge, tools and skills to have an in-depth and interdisciplinary understanding of contemporary international relations

  • On that basis, issue recommendations and make informed decisions, suitable for your professional context    

  • Build a solid network of professionals with varied profiles, reflecting the diversity needed to address current complex global challenges

     

Who is this programme for?


Professionals from all sectors who want to:

  • Earn an university Executive Education degree, equivalent to a Master (60 ECTS)

  • Develop a sharp understanding of current international affairs

  • Acquire the tools, skills and network to make a concrete difference in their professional lives

Calendar

2022 - 2023

Dates for the core course:
12 - 16 September 2022

Rolling admissions

 

Fees

Fees
Special relaunch offer: CHF 38'000 instead of CHF 42'000

 

Location

Maison de la Paix
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2A
1202 Geneva

 

Location

Language
English
 

Our open enrolment programmes can be adapted to fit the needs of your organisation.

Customise the programme

Combine 45 ECTS

from the Executive Education degrees of your choice:

+ Follow the core course on International Relations

Calendar

2022 - 2023

Dates for the core course:
12 - 16 September 2022

Rolling admissions

 

Fees

Fees
Special relaunch offer: CHF 38'000 instead of CHF 42'000

 

Location

Maison de la Paix
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2A
1202 Geneva

 

Location

Language
English
 

Our open enrolment programmes can be adapted to fit the needs of your organisation.

Customise the programme

Entry Requirements
 

  • Selection is primarily based on candidates' professional experience and motivation

  • A bachelor’s degree is required, or a diploma deemed to be equivalent (no particular discipline)

  • A minimum of 5 years’ full-time work is highly recommended

  • Proficiency in English is required

 

Degrees Awarded


Executive Master in International Relations
Master of Advanced Studies in the Swiss higher education system (60 ECTS)

To gain the 60 ECTS, participants have to successfully complete the following:

  1. Degree granting programmes (CAS and DAS) to be chosen from the Graduate Institute’s Executive Education portfolio, for a cumulated value of at least 45 ECTS

  2. The core course in “International Relations” (it can be taken once participants have first successfully validated one degree-granting programme)

  3. A final assignment, which includes a written paper, and an oral defense. The final assignment (written and oral parts) must be completed at the end of the MAS, after having gathered the 45 ECTS and followed the core course. It has to be finished within a maximum of six months after the date of the last grade obtained to complete the 45 ECTS, or the last day of the core course. In addition, participants must defend their paper within 10 to 15 days after having submitted it.

Terms and conditions

 

Class Experience

 

Faculty & Teaching approach

 

Alumni Benefits

 

Our community

 

Calendar

2022 - 2023

Dates for the core course:
12 - 16 September 2022

Rolling admissions

 

Fees

Fees
Special relaunch offer: CHF 38'000 instead of CHF 42'000

 

Location

Maison de la Paix
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2A
1202 Geneva

 

Location

Language
English
 

Our open enrolment programmes can be adapted to fit the needs of your organisation.

Customise the programme

 Faculty & Staff

 

Mohamed Mahmoud Mohamedou

MOHAMED MAHMOUD MOHAMEDOU
Programme Director, Executive Master in International Relations
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Negar Mansouri

NEGAR MANSOURI
Learning Manager, Executive Master in International Relations
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Guillemette Carlucci

GUILLEMETTE CARLUCCI
Executive Education Portfolio Manager
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Andrea Bianchi

ANDREA BIANCHI
Professor in International law
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Jussi Hanhimäki

JUSSI HANHIMÄKI
Professor in International History and Politics
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Anna Leander

ANNA LEANDER
Professor in International Relations and Political Science
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Shaila Seshia Galvin

SHAILA SESHIA GALVIN
Associate Professor in Anthropology and Sociology
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Martina Viarengo

MARTINA VIARENGO
Associate Professor in International Economics
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Speakers
 

  • Expert practitioners advising global companies and international organisations

  • Academic thought-leaders exploring pressing global issues

  • Case studies and guest speakers change each year according to the most recent developments. A high number of senior executives were welcomed over the years from all organisations, including: Leidar, WEF, Bloomberg, IUCN, GAVI, WHO, EACD, European Centre for Public Affairs, DNDi, EPFL, International Crisis Group, UNI Global Union, Interpeace, IFPMA, FoodDrink Europe, the European Commission, Apprentis d’Auteuil, Accenture, Syngenta, Acumen Public Affairs, the European Parliament, Swiss Permanent Mission to the EU, Airlines for Europe, 7-Eleven, MSF, UNIL, FIFDH, International AIDS Society, EBU

Calendar

2022 - 2023

Dates for the core course:
12 - 16 September 2022

Rolling admissions

 

Fees

Fees
Special relaunch offer: CHF 38'000 instead of CHF 42'000

 

Location

Maison de la Paix
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2A
1202 Geneva

 

Location

Language
English
 

Our open enrolment programmes can be adapted to fit the needs of your organisation.

Customise the programme

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