[Switzerland] Graduate Institute Geneva Exchange Program

[This program is self funded]

The Graduate Institute is an institution of research and higher education (Master and PhD). Selective and cosmopolitan, it is located in the heart of International Geneva and specialises in the study of the major global, international and transnational challenges facing the contemporary world.

Program website: http://graduateinstitute.ch/home/study/online-and-non-degree-programmes/exchanges/incoming-students.html

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Autumn Semester: 16 September 2019 to 20 December 2019
Spring Semester: 17 February 2020 to 29 May 2020
Click here to access the full academic calendar.



  • Anthropology & Sociology of Development
  • Development Economics (PhD only)
  • International Economics
  • International History
  • International Law
  • International Relations/Political Science
  • International Affairs (MA only)
  • Development Studies (MA only)



Full details of our programmes and courses are available on the online course catalogue.

Most courses are open to exchange students, except those indicated as compulsory for our regular students. Course registrations are subject to spaces available and can be adjusted during the first week of classes



  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Motivation Letter
  3. Official Academic Transcript
  4. Letter of Recommendation from Academic Advisor
  5. Certificate of Enrollment from Faculty
  6. Colored copy of Passport
  7. Letter of Nomination from Faculty (addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs UGM)
  8. English language proficiency (IELTS 7.0, IBT 100, CPE A-B-C, CAE A-B)
  9. Passport-size Photograph



  1. Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-12) for internal review.
  2. OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
  3. Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to Graduate Institute Geneva
  4. FINAL decision from Graduate Institute Geneva
Please send all documents above in hardcopy (2 COPIES) to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-12) and  softcopy (compiled in 1 PDF file) to scholarship@ugm.ac.id no later than 1 March 2019 (Autumn/Fall Semester) or 1 October 2019 (Spring Semester 2020)