At International Law from from Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies students receive extensive intellectual support throughout their research, via formal supervision, specialised doctoral seminars and a wide range of events. Research supervision covers a wide range of topics.
Students at International Law from from Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies will:
- gain a strong commitment to international law
- prove their ability to carry out independent research.
- Climate Change and International Law
- Counterterrorism and International Law
- The International Criminal Court: Selected Issues
- International Economic Law Clinic
- International Environmental Law and Policy
- International Trade Law
- Judicial Interpretation and Legal Reasoning: A Critical Approach
- Law without the State
- Political Justice and Human Rights: Foundational Questions
- Research Seminar on the International Law of Energy
- A Discourse Analysis of International Law
- History of the Idea of International Law
- International Health Law
- International Investment Law
- International Law Theories
- International Migration Law
- International Organisations Law
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
or 78 (with minor)
DisciplinesEuropean Law International Law Legal Studies View 4 other PhDs in Legal Studies in Switzerland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- You should hold, or at least receive upon arrival, a master’s degree or its equivalent in a discipline relevant to your study programme, from an accredited university.
- A thesis proposal should be submitted that describes your research project.
- All students must have an excellent command of English.
International7300 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7300 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA4562 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4562 EUR per year during 48 months.
- Swiss residents: CHF 5,000 per year
- Non-residents: CHF 8,000 per year
Living costs for Genève
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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