To maintain teaching excellence, the Institute encourages its faculty to carry out research*, consultancies, participate actively in professional conferences and publish.

The International Institute in Geneva (IIG) is cognisant of the fact that cultivating a research-based approach is important to developing effective ways to strengthen our teaching and students’ learning experience. By enhancing research activities through competitive grants, the IIG contributes to the industry sectors and communities that it serves. This policy is aligned with IIG mission of providing high-quality education and research for student success in business and international careers as well as the IIG’s commitment to serving a just and sustainable society.


IIG’s major Research areas

- Ethics and Sustainability

- International Relations, Security and Diplomacy

- Business analytics and AI

- International Management and Digital innovation 

- Risk Management and Strengthening Supply Chains


In addition, the Institute publishes its own Journal of International Business and Diplomacy a refereed journal. These activities enables the faculty to incorporate the latest thinking, research findings and the most recent practical applications in their courses.



• Claude Cellich, International Institute in Geneva

Associate Editors:

•             Surabhi Aggarwal, International Institute in Geneva, Switzerland

•             Carole Sutton, University of Plymouth ,UK

Editorial Review Board Members:

•             Mohamed Amine Issami, ISCAE, Morocco

•             Kip Becker, Boston University, USA

•             Richard Fletcher, University of Western Sydney, Australia

•             Sahil Hundal, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland

•             Liu Hong, University of Otago, New Zealand

•             Laura Iturbe Galindo, Universidad Anáhuac, Mexico

•             Octavio Peralta, Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific, Philippines

•             Ravi Sarathy, Northeastern University, USA

•             Ravi Shanker, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India

•             Ludmila Sterbova, University of Economics, Czech Republic

•             Stephen Weiss, York University, Canada


For further information on research activities at the IIG please contact Head of Research Dr. Daria Dyakonova:

*see IIG Research Policy