International Exchange

How to proceed

The application process varies, depending on whether candidates are applying for an exchange abroad or within Switzerland.
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Exchange abroad

  • Find information during the International days and / or at the UNIGE Exchange Info Desk as for the complete procedure
  • Choose up to three destinations in order of priority
  • Submit your application online. Your application should include a provisional study plan with course descriptions or each destination
    Please note that for destinations where English is the language of instruction, proof of the candidate’s level of English is to be provided
  • The candidates will receive notification of their preliminary acceptance by email (on their “@etu.unige.ch” address). This is an interfaculty selection process with multiple criteria and a high number of applications. The non-allocation of an exchange - or non-allocation of an exchange for a chosen host university – cannot be subject to objection or appeal
  • Candidates should visit their GSEM Mobility advisor with their completed application file, their study plan and course descriptions
  • Note to Master students: The Master program’s Scientific Committee must first approve the study plan, prior to the candidate’s visit to GSEM Mobility advisor
  • Modifications to the study contract are possible up to 1 month after the beginning of the courses at your host university

NB : If you are experiencing an overlap between the GSEM exam session and the start of the Semester at your host university, please contact  GSEM Student Services.

 

Exchange in Switzerland

  • Seek information during the International Days and/or at the UNIGE Exchange Info Desk for the complete procedure
  • Choose a destination that offers courses corresponding to the curriculum currently followed
  • Candidates should contact their GSEM Mobility Adivisor to find out about study or research requirements during their exchange
  • Submit you application online. Your application should include a provisional study plan with course descriptions for each destinations
  • The candidates will receive notification of their preliminary acceptance by email (on their “@etu.unige.ch” address)
  • Note to Master students: The Master program’s Scientific Committee must first approve the study plan, prior to the candidate’s visit to GSEM Mobility advisor
  • Modifications to the study contract are possible up to 1 month after the beginning of the courses at your host university

NB : If you are experiencing an overlap between the GSEM exam session and the start of the Semester at your host university, please contact  GSEM Student Services.

 

Formalities upon return

Candidates should submit the transcript of their records to Students Services on receipt.

 

BACHELOR STUDENTS

Who?


Students who have successfully passed the first part of their bachelor and are currently following the second part.

 
When?


As from the 3rd semester of the 2nd part.

 
How long?


One or two semesters, but for a maximum of 60 ECTS.


MASTER STUDENTS

Who?


All students.

 
When?


Economics : during the 3rd semester.
Management : during the 3rd semester.
Statistics : from the 2nd semester onwards.

Wealth Management : from the 3rd semester onwards.
Business Analytics : from the 3rd semester onwards.

 
How long?


One semester - for a maximum of 30 ECTS.

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