The International Institute in Geneva welcomes applications from candidates who wish to continue their studies directly following the completion of their undergraduate degree, or following a period of acquired work experience.

The International Institute in Geneva offers 6 different master programs:

There is no minimum work experience requirement for the  Graduate Programs but all applicants must hold an undergraduate degree from a recognized university (NARIC/ ENIC). Applicants are selected based on previous academic excellence, intellectual ability, capacity for academic achievement, international outlook and interpersonal qualifications that suggest strong leadership potential.

Candidates over 30-years-old would not obtain a student visa 

Admission requirements

Students applying to the IIG graduate program must submit the following:

  • A completed application form (should include your Motivation letter);
  • Official Undergraduate Transcript (certified translation in English) (Minimum GPA recommended 2.7 or above on the scale of 0-4; an applicant may be accepted "on probation" with a GPA of 2.4 to 2.69);
  • Official Undergraduate Diploma (certified translation in English);
  • Non-refundable application fee of CHF 150.- or  € 150.- or USD 140.-

  • English proficiency test: either TOEFL (min score 80),  IELTS (min score 6.0) or Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE). IIG institutional code number for the TOEFL is 0130
  • Curriculum Vitae /resumé
  • Letter of reference from an employer or a professor
  • Copy of valid passport
  • 1 JPEG picture  

The following additional requirements apply to MBA program candidates: 

  •  A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 out of 4
  •  At least 2 years of work experience is recommended

Contact: Nathalie Bost
or, for International Relations MIRD, Roxane Goig