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International Relations and Political Science

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

48 months
Duration
7300 EUR/year
4562 EUR/year
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About

At International Relations and Political Science from Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies students work closely with advisers and other faculty; they have the opportunity to work on multiple projects and present their research at national and major international meetings, as well as contribute to a wide array of research centres based at the Graduate Institute.

Overview

International Relations and Political Science from Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies coursework and dissertation prospectus, combined with specialised doctoral seminars, participation in colloquia and doctoral retreats, where students get individualised feedback from all the professors, and close work with an adviser, gives students the range of skills needed to design and implement their own research.

Careers

The PhD programme is designed to prepare students for a career in international relations involving research, whether as a producer or consumer. Students admitted to the programme must have a solid master's level grounding in international relations and, if possible, in political science more generally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Doctoral Seminar in Political Science 
  • Qualitative Methods in International Relations Research 
  • Statistics for International Relations 
  • Research Design 
  • Political Science Research Colloquium
  • International Security
  • International Political Economy 
  • Foreign Policy Analysis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7300 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4562 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

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Funding

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