Master of International Relations
Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations
12 - 18 months
CHF 34,900 / per year
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Master of 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.
• World politics: trends and transformations
• Diplomatic negotiations: policy, practice, procedures
• International managerial economics
• Core concepts of international law
• Research design and methodology
• Emerging trends in international trade
• and more...
• International Security
• Humanitarian diplomacy: strategy, policy, implementation
• Dispute settlement and conflict resolution: legal framework and strategies
• and more...
• Diplomatic Etiquette
• Strategic communications
• Communication, Collaboration, and Creativity
• Game Theory
• Analysing Current Affairs
- Prepare and develop graduates for a career in diplomacy, politics, international relations, journalism and business
- Develop students’ intellectual capabilities in the areas of analysis and interpretation, critical evaluation, selection, and synthesis, reasoned argument, research and problem-solving
- Provide students with a research-driven teaching environment that gives them a solid foundation in the field of international relations, including its political, social, and economic aspects
- Develop general research and interpersonal skills.