The summer programme on International Affairs and Multilateral Governance provides participants with a unique opportunity to learn and think about major current issues in world politics and the resulting challenges for multilateral governance. The programme makes participants experience the world of multilateralism through direct interaction with diplomats, negotiators and activists and through visits to some of the prominent international organisations located in Geneva.
- Students at MA level or senior undergraduate level with an interest in international affairs
- Young professionals keen to improve their knowledge on current major issues in multilateralism, governance and international affairs
This is a 3-week course from June 8 to June 26, 2009. Participants may enrol for the whole programme or for one or two weeks only.
KEY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
The summer programme explores key issues in international affairs with a substantive focus on the three following concentrations:
- Global Public Goods: Health and Environment (week 1)
- Security, Human Rights and Humanitarian Actions (week 2)
- Global and Regional Integration (week 3)
Participation in at least two weeks of the programme may be accepted for credit at other universities (6-9 ECTS credits; or the U.S. equivalent credits). All participants receive a course certificate.
Tuition costs for attending the full 3 weeks is CHF 3800 (approximately US$ 3500 and EUR 2400). Participation on a weekly basis costs CHF 1500 (approximately US$ 1400 and EUR 900) per week. Tuition costs do not include travel costs to Geneva, nor accommodation or other living expenses in Geneva.
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