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Admission to Master’s Programs

 

The single deadline for all applications is 28 February 2023. Applications can be submitted on the online platform from early January 2023.
Applications are closed for the current year.

  

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 2023, 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 in Public Management  

  • 2 letters of recommendation

Master in Communication and Digital Cultures

  • 2 letters of recommendation

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

Master in Sustainable societies and social change

  • English test

Master 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 2023 and it closes on February 28th 2023. 

 

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 2023. 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 2023.

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 2023 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 2023 (June or September 2023 session) need to complete the ad hoc form and give it to the students' office before 31 July 2023. WARNING: This concerns ONLY students enrolled for the Spring 2023 semester; this does not concern students who completed their Bachelor’s degree in January/February 2023.
  • 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 2023 semester (June or September 2023 session) need to complete the ad hoc form before 31 July 2023. WARNING: This concerns ONLY students enrolled for the Spring 2023 semester; this does not concern students who completed their Bachelor’s degree in January/February 2023.
  • 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 2023).
  • 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 18 September 2023. 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
  • Sustainable Societies and Social Change
  • Standardization, Social Regulation and Sustainable Development
  • Innovation, Human Development and Sustainability

Mme Yali CHEN
Phone : 022 379 89 66
Email : Yali.Chen@unige.ch

On the Master's in

  • Economic International History
  • Public Management
  • Communication and Digital Cultures
  • 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