Master's in International Trade in Switzerland

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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

A Master in International Trade program involves understanding economic and commercial interactions, such as international finance, policy, strategies, law, and diplomacy. The degree is designed for students who are seeking careers as diplomats, working in foreign policy, international business, and other careers.

Switzerland (German: Schweiz, French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansch: Svizra. Switzerland has some of the world renown universites like ETH in Zurich, EPFL in Lausanne, IHEID in Geneva, University of Lausanne or the University of St. Gallen. Keep in mind, it's much better to speak the local language, so if you can't speak either French, German or Italian, better go for a language course first.

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Master in International Relations, Management & Trade (Dual Degree with FGV-EAESP)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years

This two-year programme offers an advanced and demanding education in the area of International Relations, Management and Trade, allowing participating students insertion into top-level positions in the private, public or international sector. [+]

Best Masters in International Trade in Switzerland 2017. Master in International Relations, Management & Trade (Dual Degree with FGV-EAESP) Double Master's Degree in International Relations, Management & Trade Sciences Po and FGV-EAESP have decided to come together in order to propose a high-quality joint curriculum through the Dual Master's Degree in International Relations, Management & Trade. This two-year programme offers an advanced and demanding education in the area of International Relations, Management and Trade, allowing participating students insertion into top-level positions in the private, public or international sector. In this two-year full time Master's programme, students focus on the main theories and expertise relevant to international relations, finance, management and business. Instruction is imparted by distinguished scholars, business leaders and policy makers. Courses combine seminars on specific issues with workshops, simulations, case studies, and talks. Programme of studies Students are enrolled full-time in both institutions for both years and benefit from the student services of each institution (free access to library, student unions …). Courses are multidisciplinary and students can choose from a wide range of courses in management, business, finance, economics, law, and international relations. Year 1 at Sciences Po Students who are jointly admitted will spend their first year of study at Sciences Po either in the Master Finance et Stratégie (French taught) or in the Master Economics and Business (English taught): Master Finance et Stratégie, mention International Business (French taught program) Master in Economics and Business (English taught program) Year 2 at FGV The second year takes place at FGV-EAESP in the Mestrado Profissional em Gestão Internacional Programme. The Academic year at FGV-EAESAP runs from August to December for the first semester and from February to June for the second semester. The programme also includes an obligatory ten-week internship that may be conducted at any time throughout the programme's duration. And A thesis project is also required at the end of the fourth semester of studies. Assessment and Graduation Assessment will be conducted according to the regular grading and evaluation procedures of each institution. Graduation relies on the successful validation of both years of the studies at Sciences Po and FGV-EAESP respectively. Admissions The candidates must hold an undergraduate degree or the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree in business, finance, economics, law and/or social sciences. Tuition fees Students must pay the tuition fees applicable in their host institution (Sciences Po for Year 1 and FGV-EAESP for Year 2). For further informations: Sciences Po School fees FGV website This is a dual degree with FGV-EAESP. [-]

Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 6 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping offered by the University of Geneva, in cooperation with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA), is one of a kind in Europe. The programme focuses on resource/product finance and goods flows, and examines specific economic concepts, such as credit analysis, financial instruments and payment methods for various transactions. Some courses also deal with the legal aspects of shipping, the protection of goods and risk management. The programme is unique in that it combines teaching with practical experience in trading. [+]

Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping The Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping offered by the University of Geneva, in cooperation with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA), is one of a kind in Europe. The programme focuses on resource/product finance and goods flows, and examines specific economic concepts, such as credit analysis, financial instruments and payment methods for various transactions. Some courses also deal with the legal aspects of shipping, the protection of goods and risk management. The programme is unique in that it combines teaching with practical experience in trading. Curriculum Required courses (72Credits) : Metals, Ores, Minerals; Agri-Commodities Market; Applied Statistics and Probability; Corporate Sustainability and Responsability, International and Swiss Regulation and Taxation, etc. Work placement (72Credits) Dissertation (72Credits) Opportunities Graduates find work in all sectors both in Switzerland and abroad. Given the nature of the Geneva economy, opportunities are usually found in banking, financial institutions, fiduciaries, consulting firms, insurance agencies, local and international manufacturing, international trade companies (e.g. commodities trading, product distribution), international or global organisations (e.g. ICRC, UNHCR, WTO) and public administration. Admission Criteria www.unige.ch/gsem/master/trading Applications Deadline: 28 February 2017 www.unige.ch/enrolment admissions.unige.ch [-]

Master in International Trade (MIT)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time Part time 1 year Switzerland

The Master of International Trade (MIT) is a high standard program in international economic and commercial relations. The MIT is designed for young professionals and diplomats interested in pursuing a career in international trade organizations and diplomatic services, chambers of commerce and TNCs. The MIT program provides a comprehensive introduction to practical aspects of successful trade promotion and trade relations techniques combined with an understanding of the role of the major international trade organizations in setting policy and standards that govern global trade. The program includes visits to major international trade organizations in Geneva. [+]

Best Masters in International Trade in Switzerland 2017. KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty working in international economic and commercial relations; Providing knowledge and skills to assess major trade issues, draft policy documents and negotiate for government, international organization or corporate sector; Exploring economic and commercial decision making, current and future trade issues and developments; Gaining insight into world trade, international finance and trade promotion strategies from national and regional to global level. PROFILE The Master of International Trade (MIT) is a high standard program in international economic and commercial relations. The MIT is designed for young professionals and diplomats interested in pursuing a career in international trade organizations and diplomatic services, chambers of commerce and TNCs. The MIT program provides a comprehensive introduction to practical aspects of successful trade promotion and trade relations techniques combined with an understanding of the role of the major international trade organizations in setting policy and standards that govern global trade. The program includes visits to major international trade organizations in Geneva. MIT PROGRAM DETAILS Calendar: The MIT program has four starting dates: September, November, March and May. Contents: In addition to core international trade courses, with a focus on world trade and international finance, trade organizations and statistics, trade policy and promotion strategies, commercial law and economic diplomacy, the Master of International Trade curriculum trains young professionals for decision making positions with courses in foreign policy and geoeconomics, international commercial law and corporate social responsibility, executive communication and cross-cultural negotiations. The Master of International Trade is comprised of 14 courses taken over one year. Faculty: The faculty at IUG in Switzerland, is international in experience, practical in orientation and focused on their teaching. The faculty members are student-centered and committed to foster a stimulating learning environment. Study in Switzerland: Geneva belongs to a select group of truly “international” cities of the world, making it an ideal place to study international trade. Learn more about studying in Geneva. AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK The International University in Geneva has established a strong network, developing exchange programs with 17 universities worldwide. Learn more about our international network. YOUR CAREER WITH YOUR MIT MIT graduates engage in decision-making careers in public sector – diplomatic services and trade ministries, international trade organizations (World Trade Organization, United Nations Commission on Trade and Development, International Trade Center) – corporate business and banking. Career services: The International University in Geneva provides for counselling to assist students in their career decisions. The International University in Geneva provides for Career Counselling to assist students. MIT ADMISSION Apply online for the MIT program: Fill in the Application form. MIT entry requirements: Students applying for the MIT program must provide several documents. See the admission requirements. MIT TUITION FEES The tuition of the International University in Geneva, Switzerland, is CHF 36,400 for Master of International Trade graduate program. Learn more about Tuition Fees. The fees include teaching materials, cases and textbooks. [-]

Master in International Law, Foreign Trade and International Relations

Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) Madrid
Campus Full time 1500 hours

We at ISDE, whose pioneering commitment to the integration of students in law firms inspired the creation of the new Masters in Admission to the Practice of Law, believe that although the programme provides the practical training essential for the practice of the profession, there are two aspects that it does not fully cover : specialisation and training for the practice of international law. [+]

We at ISDE, whose pioneering commitment to the integration of students in law firms inspired the creation of the new Masters in Admission to the Practice of Law, believe that although the programme provides the practical training essential for the practice of the profession, there are two aspects that it does not fully cover : specialisation and training for the practice of international law. Our proven experience in the field prompted us to consider the introduction of a programme that would complete the Masters in Admission to the Practice of Law, which we provide in conjunction with the prestigious Carlos III University of Madrid. The formula for achieving this goal for an institution of the calibre of ISDE is as simple as it is essential: the Masters in Admission to the Practice of Law is now provided together with the best private Masters degrees, given that the specialist programmes that ISDE has been offering for years have earned it a place in the most important Spanish and international rankings.The result is a masters that is unique in the sector, and which has the added benefit of a second practical training stage during which the student will become a real member of the “ecosystem” of a law firm, not a mere observer. The combination of two highly prestigious Masters programmes, together with the specialisation and international experience that leading law firms require today will give graduates a competitive advantage when seeking employment in the legal market. Objectives The objective of this double Masters degree is to prepare students to meet the requirements of major law firms today. This means providing specialised training geared towards the practice of international law. Globalisation had had an undeniable impact on the field of law and also on the practice of law.The training of a top lawyer should take account of the needs underlying this phenomenon, which tends to bring together the different known legal systems through the approximation of the different legal institutions. The progressive publification of law is giving rise to increasing legal complexity. This, in turn, creates the need for specialists capable of meeting the demands of customers in a timely manner. And this specialisation must come about through appropriate training in the fundamentals of law and a comprehensive overview thereof. Accordingly, students choosing to pursue a double Masters degree will obtain a double benefit: On the one hand, completion of the best Masters in Admission to the Practice of Law, which ISDE offers in conjunction with the prestigious Carlos III University of Madrid.This ensures that students obtain an in-depth understanding of the practical knowledge required by the new admissions system and have a greater likelihood of passing the national examination for admission to the profession. On the other hand, our specialised international Masters programmes, where the student will have the opportunity to be part of a small group comprised of national and foreign students and professors, is designed to prepare students for entry into their choice of specialisation. In this sense, the programme was born with a clear objective: to transmit a mechanism of legal reasoning and, consequently, preparation in all areas of legal practice, with the aim of gradually aspiring to specialisation. Moreover, the student will also receive instruction in international relations and foreign trade, so necessary nowadays on account of the present-day world economic system. Admission and acceptance profile: The basic requirement for admission to the double masters is to have obtained, or to be in the process of obtaining, prior to the commencement of the course, a Bachelor of Law degree, a BA in Law or other BA degree attesting that the applicant has the skills laid down in Article 3.2 of the regulation implementing the Spanish Law on Admission to the Practice of Law. Furthermore, in accordance with the provisions of the university regulation, applications will also be considered from foreign students with degrees to accredit the skills set out in Article 3 of the aforementioned Law. Native Spanish-speakers will be required to have a good command of spoken and written English and non-Spanish speaking applicants will have to demonstrate that their knowledge of spoken and written Spanish is at least equivalent to the B2 DELE level (Diploma de Español como lengua extranjera) awarded by the Instituto Cervantes. Applicants with basic language skills, but which do not meet the minimum levels required may be provisionally accepted on condition that they take an in- tensive course in the relevant language to achieve the minimum required level. Foreign students should bear in mind that the Ministry of Justice of the Kingdom of Spain has not yet taken a decision as to their possible participation in the en- trance examination and the practice of the profession in Spain. Applications may be sent electronically or by ordinary mail. Applications and the required documentation should be sent to the email or postal address of ISDE's Admissions Department. The decision to admit an applicant rests with the Masters Academic Committee. [-]