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Geneva Graduate School of Governance:
The Geneva Graduate School of Governance (GGSG) in Geneva, Switzerland, is a bilingual English and French higher education institution of governance studies, international development and social sciences. English is the main teaching language. GGSG offers international students a choice of both campus-based & online graduate degree programs including 2-year master's degree programs & 1-year graduate certificates in fields such as Risk & Disaster Management, Management of Energy & Natural Resources, Labour Management & Migration & more, as well as intensive training periods. GGSG also offers Ph.Ds in substantive fields related to international relations, governance, security, societal trends & more.

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Geneva is a global city, a financial center and a worldwide centre for diplomacy, and provides easy access to and from other international cities in Europe and around the world through Geneva International Airport, which is located 4 km (2.5 miles) north-west of the city center.

About Us:

The Geneva Graduate School of Governance is a component of the Geneva Foundation for Governance and Public Policy, an independent, non-profit organization established under Swiss law to support post-graduate higher education, research, consultancy, public forum and publishing activities. GGSG also functions as a research, debate and consulting centre on those public policy fields as well as on change management, educational engineering, institutional development, and sectoral reform.

The education offered at the Geneva Graduate School of Governance is geared towards international careers in both the public and private sectors, will give pride of place to leadership development, communication skills, practice and action to promote prompt sizing up of situations and sound decision-making, in ‘normal’ circumstances as well as in time of crisis.

Our Aim:

Our ambition at the Geneva Graduate School of Governance is to acquire elite academic status in substantive areas of concentration of major international policy relevance that are seldom found together in university syllabuses. 

Academic Programs:
Residential (campus-based) and online graduate education programs include:

- Master's (MA) Degree Programs (2 years)
- Graduate Certificate Programs (1 year)

Areas of specialization include:
* Risk & Disaster Management
* Management of Energy & Natural Resources
* Labour Management & Migration
* International Governance, Trade and Development
* Conflict Management and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

- Ph.D Programs:  Subjects include Political Science, Sociology, Economics, Law & Management

Our Faculty:

Our teaching body is made up of noted academics from European universities, as well as from further afield. Adjunct lecturers selected from among professionals based in Geneva ensure special emphasis on practical considerations. In addition, junior coaches provide students with the kind of continuous, personalized support and guidance that guarantee that the essentials of the knowledge imparted have been absorbed.

Student Accommodation:

- Permanent Accommodation:  This concerns student opting for GGSG’s resident Master or Certificate programmes, opening in the fall of 2012. We provide detailed information on student housing in the Geneva area when required.

- Occasional Accommodation:  Such is the case with on-line and doctoral students, arriving in Geneva for short periods to attend seminars or final collective exercises.

Studying in Geneva:

The Geneva Graduate School of Governance is located in Geneva, in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, in the south-west of the country. Geneva is a global city, a financial centre, and a worldwide centre for diplomacy (Geneva is one of the world’s diplomatic capital cities). The city of Geneva with a population of 200,000 is encircled by (open) French borders to the north, west and south.

In addition, neighbouring France, Austria, Italy or Germany are all close by. A high-speed train will take you to the French Riviera in less than half a day, and London or other European capital cities are within reach by air in a matter of one or two hours.

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Courses / Programs
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