The University of Geneva in Switzerland is inviting applications for its Master in European and International Governance Programme(MEIG) for the 2019/2020 academic session.

The University of Geneva offers continuing education, expert advice and research services to the community. It is especially active in providing services to public and private companies. The University assists researchers to transform innovations into socially useful products.

The MEIG are delighted by your interest in their areas of specialisation and studies. Todays’ globalized world presents challenges of a magnitude never seen before, such as mass migrations, systemic risk of the trade system, worldwide pandemia, news types of security threats to international peace. They are certain that the need for education and expertise in these fields will continue to grow in our globalized world.

Worth of Award

  • A range of different scholarships is offered to help cover tuition fees.
  • Tuition fees cover: tuition, registration, examinations.


The Master of Advanced Studies in European and International Governance is open to candidates who are willing to participate in the Programme in its entirety or to participate only in one or some of the proposed modules. To take part in the entire programme or in the individual modules, applicants must:

  • Hold a valid academic degree, Bachelor or Master’s level or equivalent.
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Professional Experience in the field of study is a plus.
  • All candidates to the “European and International Governance” Master Programme are eligible to apply for scholarships or financial aid.
  • Scholarship requests for incoming participants must be submitted along with the candidate’s application.
  • Financial needs are not taken into account in the evaluation of a candidate’s application for admission. The Programme Directors evaluate only the scholarship or financial aid requests of admitted applicants.

How to Apply

  • Candidates to the MEIG Programme will have to submit their application along with all the required documentation via email at [email protected] or postal mail to their secretariat.
  • The Programme directors may at any time require applicants to provide further information, in addition to the documents submitted as part of the application. An interview or a written test may supplement the admission procedure. Incomplete applications are not taken into consideration.
  • The application procedure is different for the full programme and for the individual modules. For more detailed information, kindly visit the concerned pages.

To apply for a scholarship or financial aid please complete and sign the scholarship and financial aid application form. In addition to this form, please submit the following supporting documents, translated into English, if necessary (English translations do not need to be officially certified for this purpose):

  1. Copies of official statements of income (your own and/or any other relevant persons, family members or other, whom you might call on for support);
  2. Official statement from a bank or other savings institution, and/or tax forms, indicating available funds and assets;
  3. Copies of responses to your other scholarship and/or loan requests, including from employers, if applicable.

Please note that there are three application sessions:

  • First sessions: from 1st November 2018 to 30 November 2018
  • Second session: from 30 November to 15 January 2019
  • Third Session: from 15 January to 1 March 2019


Deadline: Please note that there are three application sessions:

  • First sessions: from 1st November 2018 to 30 November 2018
  • Second session: from 30 November to January 15, 2019
  • Third Session: from 15 January to March 1, 2019


Click here for more details and to apply 

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