The PhD in International Economics at The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland is an education course which offers advanced training focusing on trade and international monetary economics in addition to other key contemporary issues in the economics field.
The Graduate Institute's 4-year (maximum) PhD in International Economics includes study in international macroeconomics and international trade as well as economics. An essential component of this education course is writing a thesis, which represents a substantial contribution to the discipline and strengthens students' abilities to combine independent research with formal methodologies and the tools of modern economics for a future career.
Upon completion of the PhD in International Economics, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the field of international economics, possibly undertaking innovative research in economics at a top level.
Admission requirements for the PhD in International Economics at The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland are:
A substantial number of scholarships is allotted each year by The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies to Master and Ph.D. students on the basis of academic merit and financial need. There are three kinds of scholarships: full scholarships, partial scholarships and tuition scholarships. Their duration is of one year with possible renewals.
Tuition fees for the PhD in International Economics at The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland are CHF 1,500 for Swiss residents and CHF 2,500 for non-Swiss residents per term.
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is an institution of research and higher education dedicated to the cross-cutting disciplines of international relations and development studies.
The Graduate Institute, keen to draw on the synergies offered by its two fields of specialisation, offers independent and rigorous analyses of current and emerging global issues with a view to promoting international cooperation and making a contribution to the development of less fortunate societies.
The school fulfils its mission through the provision of postgraduate-level teaching (Master and PhD), thematic research on important issues, executive education and the organisation of forums for forward-looking reflection.
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is a new Institute generated by the fusion of the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and the Graduate Institute of Development Studies (IUED).
The Graduate Institute owes its reputation to its historical legacy and renowned alumni, the quality of its cosmopolitan faculty, the strength of its core disciplines (economics, history, law, political science, development studies) and its policy-relevant approach to international affairs. Located in the heart of international Geneva, next to a host of international organizations, NGO's, diplomatic missions and multinational firms, the Graduate Institute represents a unique interface between the theory and practice of international relations and offers its students unique employment and internship opportunities.
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is one of the world’s leading centres of teaching and research which focuses on international relations and development issues. The Institute has a long-standing reputation of excellence and shares strong ties with the international and non-governmental organisations in Geneva as well as being home to a diverse and vibrant group of students and faculty from all over the world.
Each year The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies awards an important number of scholarships to Master and PhD students for its study programs in the field of international affairs, development studies, international economics, political science, international law, international economics and international history. Scholarships are awarded according to academic merit and financial need of students.
There are three categories of scholarship at The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies:
Please send your scholarship request at the same time as the documents of your application file (procedure is online). The deadline for submitting scholarship is in January, the same as for the application.