The Geneva Graduate Institute's research mission is to produce knowledge that fosters a better understanding of global problems. As a community of scholars in the academy, we are committed to advancing insight and debate in the social sciences and humanities. As a community of publicly engaged scholars, we also seek to enrich policy debates at the international and local level, in particular those involving international actors.

Research projects are conducted by professors, post-doctoral researchers and PhD researchers, either within academic departments or within research centres. Research dissemination at the Institute is not only oriented toward the academic world but also toward the international community, especially on subjects where Geneva and Switzerland have a comparative advantage, as manifested by the Institute’s range of publications, expertise, public debates as well as master’s programs and executive education trainings.

Below you will find research-related events, followed by our research clusters, centres, departments, library, publications, podcasts and videos, and support. Also visit the catalogue of research projects.

Research Bulletin

An easy way to stay informed of all recent information and upcoming events from our 400 researchers

Research Podcasts and Videos

Researchers on their fields, the vagaries of PhD life, scholarly debates, methodological issues, books, seminars and documentaries
Global Challenges no. 11 (March 2022)

The Uncertain Future of Human Rights

Human rights are in crisis. Can we imagine human rights beyond the decline of democracy and the liberal paradigm? 10 articles with podcasts and videos offer historical, legal and social perspectives and insights on this global challenge.

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