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 7 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. Applicants are selected based on previous academic excellence, intellectual ability, capacity for academic achievement, international outlook and interpersonal qualifications that suggest strong leadership potential.


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);
  • 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;
  • Two passport size photos.  

The following additional requirements apply to MBA program candidates: 

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

Candidates over 30-years-old could apply to study online since a student visa would not be granted

Contact: Nathalie Bost