For developing better world leadership and a more compassionate world, for understanding the world around us – past, present, and future – and for influencing that world in a humanitarian direction, is what the Geneva School of Diplomacy is all about. The Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations (GSD) prides itself on rigorous teaching and on a faculty renowned for their concern for the individual needs of our students. This tradition is enhanced by the specialized and interdisciplinary nature of the curriculum. Our culture of student engagement establishes the foundation of a stimulating and cosmopolitan atmosphere which fosters the exchange of ideas, research, teaching, and the integration of the students into the world’s most diplomatic community. The high quality of education is presented by our distinguished faculty - of renowned professors, ambassadors, statesmen, and stateswomen - selected for their professional and academic excellence and humanitarian commitment alike. They instruct, research, and publish in both classic and cutting-edge areas in the field of International Relations. Their teaching methodology is practice-oriented, ultimately preparing students for highly rewarding careers in international affairs. GSD offers highly competitive programmes specializing in International Relations at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral levels. As part of the curriculum, we help provide our students with unique internship opportunities within the surrounding International Organizations and NGOs. The Geneva School of Diplomacy has traditionally focused on training world-class international public and private sector leaders who will influence the world in a humanitarian direction. Located at the very heart of the international community, GSD creates a unique opportunity to interact with global governance actors through a number of specialized seminars (delivered by key experts and scholars from leading universities and international organizations). Our purpose is to prepare future leaders for their roles on the world stage to advance peace and human rights. Based on its core values, GSD provides high quality, praxis-oriented education, with a commitment to students support, and promotes a philosophy rooted in the School’s motto ‘Serviendo Guberno’ – that to govern is to serve. All degree programmes are entirely held in English. We look forward to sharing the Geneva School of Diplomacy experience with you.
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