Graduate Institute Geneva, invites applications for the 2015 Advancing Development Goals Contest which is an international competition for graduate students.

The Challenge

In 2015 the challenge is to discuss how return migration can contribute to social or economic development.

The idea is to gather contributions that are both theoretically grounded and offer pragmatic solutions to a relevant international development problem stemming from an interdisciplinary collaboration between 3 to 5 enrolled master students from anywhere in the world.award

Worth of Award

The ADG contest 2015 will distribute 17,500 CHF in monetary prizes. The winning project will be awarded 10,000 CHF, the second prize will receive 5,000 CHF and the third, 2,500 CHF

How to Apply

  •  Submit your applications online
  •  Your submissions will be evaluated by an interdisciplinary academic steering committee who will select semi-finalists to be published on the competitions website and then reviewed by an independent jury of experts with academic, governmental and private sector backgrounds.
  •  Three finalist teams will be invited (traveling and accommodation expenses covered) to an oral presentation in Geneva, where they will defend their ideas and answer questions from the jury and from the public. The finalists will also be present at an awards ceremony where the results of the contest will be announced preceded by a high-level key-note speech on international migration.

 Deadline: Application closing date is not stated

Click here to apply 

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