Anchored in the five disciplines taught at the Graduate Institute – anthropology and sociology, international economics, international history and politics, international law, and political science – this executive course provides practically-oriented, methods-acquiring explanatory modules on each of these disciplines’ outlook on international affairs.

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Objectives
 

  • Gain a deeper knowledge of the five core disciplines in international relations to cope with global issues
     

  • Identify the main challenges in international affairs relevant to your professional practice and/or organisation
     

  • Master skills applicable to your professional practice to make better decisions
     

  • Interact with top-notch faculty and expand your professional network in international Geneva to build bridges with experts from business, civil society, academia and governments

 

Who should apply?
 

Professionals in international organisations, governments, NGOs and private sector who are  interested in and impacted by the deep changes in international relations and wish to move forward in their career.                    

 

Certificate
 

Upon full completion of the course, you will receive a Graduate Institute Executive Education Certificate of Attendance for the Theories and Practices of International Relations programme. You have the possibility to earn 3 ECTS by submitting an assignment and paying an extra fee of 300 CHF.

Terms and conditions

 

Related sdgs
 

SDG 17 - Partnerships for the goals

Day 1
 

  • International Relations: Then and Now

  • The Role of Law in International Relations

 

Day 2
 

  • Theories of International Relations

  • Research in International Affairs

 

Day 3
 

  • International Organisations and the Challenge of Multilateralism

  • Diplomacy and International Affairs: Issues and Practices

 

Day 4
 

  • Development and International Economics

  • Global Health and International Relations

 

Day 5
 

  • Security, Securitisation and International Relations

  • Anthropological Approaches to International Relations

 2022 cohort testimonial
 

When coming back home every evening from the course, my partner noticed how delighted I was. She was right. Speakers were brillant and sessions were fascinating. The course was eye-opening and relevant.

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Calendar

Dates 2024
3 - 7 June 2024

Calendar

Dates 2025
2 - 6 June 2025

Fees

Fees
CHF 3'950

Discounts

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

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Language
English

For organisations

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

Contact us

Johnson Jimmye (Mrs.)
Admissions Officer
+41 (0)22 908 57 28
ee.programadvisor@graduateinstitute.ch

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