MA Degree in Social Sciences in Geneva in Switzerland

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Social Sciences

Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".

Social sciences focus on the study of social relationships and human society. Courses within social science prepare students for a wide number of careers that deal with people or systems in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. Switzerland's independence and neutrality have long been honored by the major European powers. Switzerland is a peaceful, prosperous, and stable modern market economy with low unemployment.

Geneva is known for diplomacy. That’s probably why their university is specialized in humanist sciences, with the addition of medicine. Private university, institutes and private schools are also specialized in laws, political science, international affairs, history etc.

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MA in Governance and Global Affairs

Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The two-year Master's Degree Programme in International Affairs. M.A. programme at MGIMO University is designed to provide both Russian and international students with necessary skills required for employment in international organizations. The curriculum best serves those students who are willing to become directly involved in politics, government or political organizations. [+]

Programme Profile

The two-year Master's Degree Programme in International Affairs. M.A. programme at MGIMO University is designed to provide both Russian and international students with necessary skills required for employment in international organizations. The curriculum best serves those students who are willing to become directly involved in politics, government or political organizations. Courses are designed to help graduates embrace their role as global citizens who are able and willing to be part of an international, multicultural environment.

The Governance and Global Affairs M.A. programme may be especially useful for applicants interested in Russian domestic politics, state and legal systems, economics and international relations. At least some command of Russian is recommended but not required. Students from countries other than Russia will attend courses in the Russian language – 10 academic hours per week. The Programme provides extensive teaching of doing business in Russia, various aspects of Russian political culture, key political processes and conflicts.... [-]


Webster MA Counseling in Geneva

Webster University in Geneva
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 36 months August 2019 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

Gain the skills to help clients assess emotional difficulties, develop insight, and make significant lifestyle changes through Webster’s Counseling program – the only one offered in English in continental Europe. Go to program page: http://www.webster.ch/academics/graduate/counseling/ [+]

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An integrative approach to mental health; gain the skills to help clients assess emotional difficulties, develop insight, and make significant lifestyle changes through Webster’s Counseling program – the only one offered in English in continental Europe.

Coming from Geneva’s well-respected counseling community, our expert professors provide a solid grounding in counseling theories and techniques, supported by case studies and real-life examples from their own professional practices. You will also obtain essential practical experience through role play, peer counseling, 100 hours of practicum, (unpaid) and 600 hours of internship (can be paid).... [-]


Master of Arts in International Relations - MA-IR

University of Business and International Studies Geneva (UBIS)
Online Campus Full time Part time 15 - 24 months February 2019 Switzerland Geneva + 2 more

The UBIS MA-IR program was developed by leading professors in Geneva, Switzerland and allows students to observe and get in touch with Multilateral Organizations, UN and its branches, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Non-Profit Associations, or Humanitarian Agencies. [+]

The UBIS MA-IR program was developed by leading professors in Geneva, Switzerland and allows students to observe and get in touch with Multilateral Organizations, UN and its branches, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Non-Profit Associations, or Humanitarian Agencies. The program is ideal for those who want to obtain the knowledge and skills needed today by top International Relations (IR) professionals. What’s more, our on-ground students benefit from our Geneva facilities and international lifestyle: live and learn in the very heart of international affairs, international organizations and diplomatic headquarters.

MA-IR Testimonials

“I chose this program, because I was looking for International affairs, diplomacy and several cultural issues.” - Dina M., Swiss, Master in International Relations... [-]


Webster MA International Relations in Geneva

Webster University in Geneva
Campus Full time Part time 14 - 36 months August 2019 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

The International Relations program offers you a theoretical and historical understanding of modern international relations. You approach international relations from an interdisciplinary perspective, looking at economic, political, legal, technological and human elements. Go to program page: http://www.webster.ch/academics/graduate/ir/index.html [+]

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Why choose Webster's MA in International Relations? You benefit from an American approach to teaching You meet experts in international relations through organizing major conferences at Webster You deepen your knowledge of international relations by participating in study trips to countries throughout the world You experience international relations on campus and in Geneva Your professors are experts in their fields and are also active professionals The program accommodates working professionals You embark on a proven career path IR On Campus

You will learn about international relations not only through your studies but also by interacting with other Webster students, who represent more than 100 nationalities.... [-]


Master of Arts in International Relations - Online - MA-IR -

University of Business and International Studies Geneva (UBIS)
Online Full time Part time 12 - 15 months February 2019 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

The UBIS Master Program of Arts in International Relations has been designed to prepare students for a successful international career in public and private sectors, meeting the demands of today’s job market and propelling the career of our alumni. The International Relations program educates students in both international relations and on business fields, since it was designed by professors who have worked in the UN and other international organizations and know that a business background helps students succeed when placed in real situations. [+]

Master of Arts in International Relations – Online

Want to obtain the knowledge and skills needed today by top International Relations (IR) professionals? Looking to attend an international university without the cost of relocation? Why not enroll in UBIS- the University of Business and International Studies, Online Master of Arts in International Relations (Online MA-IR)?

Program OUTLINE:

The objective is to have highly qualified international professionals by providing them with both broad vision and practical skills. While the traditional IR courses focus on history and theory, UBIS is aware that the people we train for our programs will be taking active part in such organizations and as such are also in need of certain business background in order to manage the offices and projects that are part of the daily life and routine of UN and other International workers. Therefore the UBIS IR programs at the graduate level focus on creating a well-rounded person ready to take on such duties at the end of the student's studies.... [-]


MA in International Relations

Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 Switzerland Geneva

The MIR at the Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations (GSD) offers you a rigorous multidisciplinary curriculum, which combines the study of International Relations and Diplomacy, International Law, and Political Economy. [+]

MA in International Relations (MIR)

Professionally-Oriented and Relevant for Future Practitioners

The MIR at the Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations (GSD) offers you a rigorous multidisciplinary curriculum, which combines the study of International Relations and Diplomacy, International Law, and Political Economy.

The MIR programme provides students with a unique opportunity to combine academic coursework with a professionally geared internship within Geneva's diplomatic community. This is an ideal way for students to gain practical experience and apply theoretical knowledge to real-world issues. The courses embrace various disciplinary traditions as the curriculum is taught by faculty with varied backgrounds, including diplomacy, political science, law, and history. Entry requirementsApplicants must hold a Bachelor degree. Whilst we accept applications from all varieties of undergraduate majors, a prior degree in international relations, history, social sciences, etc. would be an ideal preparation to commence your MIR studies at GSD.As the language of instruction is English, you must submit proof of your language proficiency.Application procedureGraduation requirements... [-]