1. When and where will the Summer Programme on International Affairs and Multilateral Governance happen (the Programme in further text)?
The Summer Programme on International Affairs and Multilateral Governance (also called IAMG) will take place from June 20 to July 8 2016 at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, Switzerland. More info: graduateinstitute.ch/summeraffairs
2. How much is the fee for the Programme?
For three weeks, the student’s tuition fees amounts to 3’000 CHF and for professionals to 3’800 CHF. More info: graduateinstitute.ch/summer-fees
3. How many participants will there be at the the Programme?
During the last two years, the Programme on International Affairs and Multilateral Governance welcomed between 30 and 40 participants from all over the world.
4. For how many days will the Programme last?
The Summer Programme on International Affairs and Multilateral Governance lasts 3 weeks. It includes 28 hours of lectures and workshops per week and two free afternoons.
5. Is accommodation included in the fee?
The tuition fee includes teaching costs, course materials and the use of Graduate Institute facilities. It does not include travel costs to Geneva, accommodation or other living expenses in Geneva.
6. To what airport should I fly to when coming to the Programme?
The closest airport is the Geneva Airport in Cointrin. It is located at 20 minutes by bus to the Graduate Institute. More info: graduateinstitute.ch/access
7. How does the agenda look like?
Classes are scheduledfrom 9.15 to 12.15 in the morning and from 1.30 to 4.00 in the afternoon. Once a week a visit of one of the International Organisation located in Geneva (i.e. UNHCR, Red Cross, United Nations…) is offered. On weekends and on evenings the social coordinator of the programme organises activities such as guided tour, small trips, night outs etc.
8. What are 3 MUST SEE places in Geneva?
A Welcome Kit is given to the participants at the beginning of the Programme. It contains, among other things, maps of the city and a fascicle to give them ideas of what to do in their spare time. On their Moodle platform, a programme is at their disposal with ideas of activities and must-see in Geneva.
Usually, we highly advise participants to visit the recently renovated ICRC museum,the Patek Philipp Museum (of the famous watchmaker founded in 1839), the CERN and since the Programme takes place in Summer they can take a nice walk or jog by the lake before or after their courses or even a short cruise on our yellow shuttle boats.
9. What is the application deadline for the Programme?
The application deadline is 1st of April and the decision will be communicated end of April.
10. How do I learn more about the Programme?
All the information about lectures, professors, fees, applications etc. are available on our website: graduateinstitute.ch/summer