Master International Relations

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR33345 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (Find a course)
Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations | Geneva, Switzerland
The Master of International Relations (MIR) Programme is a prestigious, well-rounded and challenging programme geared toward preparing ambitious students to take their place in the competitive international relations marketplace, or to prepare students for further study in the field.

Description of International Relations


The MIR Programme provides students with advanced training, by way of one year of coursework, practical work experience (internship) and an academic dissertation, in the general methods, scope, theories, and findings in the field of International Relations. It gives a systematic preparation for original postgraduate research or for a demanding international career; and it constitutes a programme of training for those who have graduated in other fields and wish to transfer to International Relations.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline EU candidates - 15 May; NON-EU candidates -15 April
Tuition fee
  • EUR 33345 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 33345 Year (EEA)

CHF 34900

Start date February  2016, September  2016
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Successful completion of mandatory academic coursework and practical work experience thanks to the GSD Internship Programme will earn the MIR student 60 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credit points. The remaining 30 ECTS credits points, out of a total of 90 ECTS required, include a significant independent research project (Masters dissertation).

Requirements for International Relations

Entry requirements

Applicants 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. will be an ideal preparation to commence your MIR studies at GSD.

As the language of instruction is English, you need to submit a proof of your language proficiency.

Work Experience for International Relations

No work experience is required.

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