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Admission to Master’s Programs

 

The deadline for all applications is 28th February 2022.
Online applications for Master programs starting in September 2022 can be submitted here.

  

CONTENTS OF THE MASTER'S APPLICATION FILE

For all Master's programs and all candidates, except candidates to a Master's program consecutive to their BA who finish, during the Spring semester 2022, their BA at the G3S or their BA in international relations (orientation "Politique internationale, Histoire internationale et Économie internationale") at the GSI :

 

Applicants to the following programs must add:

Master's in Public Management  

  • 2 letters of recommendation

Master's in Journalism and communication

  • 2 letters of recommendation

  • 1 research project of about 2-3 pages, on a topic relevant to the Medialab orientations

Master's in Standardization, Social Regulation and
Sustainable Development

  • English test

Master's in Innovation, Human Development and
Sustainability

  • English test
  • 3-minute video

 

Candidates who already hold a Master's degree can, once their candidature is accepted, fill in the Equivalency request form and submit it to the G3S Student office.

 

PROCEDURE ACCORDING TO THE APPLICANT'S SITUATION

The submission platform allows to do the application and enrolment procedures for Masters online. The platform opens at the beginning of January 2022 and it closes on February 28th 2022. 

 

Never previously enrolled at the University of Geneva:

  • Candidates who have never been enrolled at UNIGE before must complete their application online, including the Master’s application file and UNIGE enrolment procedures, before the deadline of 28 February 2022. Information about the enrolment procedure can be found here: https://www.unige.ch/admissions/guide

Previously enrolled at the University of Geneva:

  • Candidates who have been previously enrolled or are currently enrolled at UNIGE submit their application to the concerned programs via the online platform before the deadline of 28 February 2022.

All applicants accepted in a program

  • All candidates who have received a positive enrolment decision must confirm their participation in the program on the online platform before 31 July 2022 and follow instructions provided by the acceptance letter.

 

FURTHER DETAILS

  • Candidates for a Master’s program following a Bachelor’s completed at the Geneva School of Social Sciences in the Spring semester of 2022 (June or September 2022 session) need to complete the ad hoc form and give it to the students' office before 31 July 2022. WARNING: This concerns ONLY students enrolled for the Spring 2022 semester; this does not concern students who completed their Bachelor’s degree in January/February 2022.
  • Candidates for a Master’s program following a Bachelor’s in International Relations with either the International politics, International history, or International economy concentration at the GSI in the Spring 2022 semester (June or September 2022 session) need to complete the ad hoc form before 31 July 2022. WARNING: This concerns ONLY students enrolled for the Spring 2022 semester; this does not concern students who completed their Bachelor’s degree in January/February 2022.
  • Candidates who will complete their studies later than the above-indicated timeline must submit their application within the given deadlines; they will be admitted conditionally based on successful completion of their Bachelor’s degree.
  • An official translation of documents not issued in French, German, Italian, English or Spanish must be attached to the application.
  • Candidates to more than one Master’s program must submit a separate application file for each program.
  • Candidates to a consecutive Master’s who hold a Bachelor’s degree in the same discipline from a Swiss university will not have to go through a selection process; their application documents will constitute their UNIGE student file.
  • Candidates who wish to follow more than one program will have the possibility to indicate this at the time of the confirmation (31 July 2022).
  • The School does not take any decision or produce any attestation outside of the above-mentioned procedure; candidates applying for a scholarship (Swiss Confederation or other) will also conform to said procedure.
  • The teaching language of most Master’s programs is French; a good knowledge of this language is required. Passive knowledge of English is also required. Three of our Master’s are taught in English. A very good knowledge of that language is required for these programs. Useful information here: https://www.unige.ch/admissions/en/informations/french-exam
  • The academic year starts on 19 September 2022. All admitted candidates must be present as of that date, including those coming from abroad.

 

  

FURTHER INFORMATION

On the Master's in

  • Gender Studies
  • Political and Cultural Geography
  • Socioeconomics
  • Sociology
  • Standardization, Social Regulation and Sustainable Development

Mme Samantha PASCHE
Phone : 022 379 88 31
Email : Samantha.Pasche@unige.ch

On the Master's in

  • Economic International History
  • Public Management
  • Journalism and Communication
  • Political Science
  • The Political Economy of Capitalism

Mr. Gaetan CLAVIEN 
Phone : 022 379 80 05 
Email : Gaetan.Clavien@unige.ch

On the Master's in

  • Territorial Development

 

Mrs. Nicole EFRANCEY DAO
Phone. 022 379 08 76
Email : Nicole.Efrancey@unige.ch

On the Master's in

  • Innovation, Human Development and Sustainability

Mrs. Susana PERDIZ
Tel. 022 379 71 75
Email : Susana.Perdiz@unige.ch