MEIG - Master of Advanced Studies European and International Governance

Message from the Directors


Prof. Christine Kaddous

Prof. Nicolas Levrat

Welcome to the MEIG Programme !

We are delighted by your interest in our areas of specialisation and studies. Todays’ globalized world presents challenges of a magnitude never seen before, such as mass migrations, systemic risk of the trade system, worldwide pandemia, news types of security threats to international peace.


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Choose European and International Governance in Geneva for

  • A curriculum in English
  • An interdisciplinary teaching team composed of renowned academics and experts in various sectors of European and International Governance
  • A privileged location in Geneva with the possibility to attend numerous international conferences
  • Classes spread over 6 months, 3 days a week, followed by 3 months for either an internship, a professional project or a Master’s thesis
  • Rich tradition of excellence in education and research of the University of Geneva, with world-class academic staff and a vibrant student life
  • Benefit  from the experience of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), an institution of excellence delivering courses and trainings for diplomats, government officials, international civil servants and non-governmental entities to overcome contemporary global challenges
  • Take advantage of the specialised research teams in the Global Studies Institute (GSI) which enhance the global decision-making capacities through an interdisciplinary approach, as well as in the Center for European Legal Studies (CEJE) which provide an in-depth analysis of recent developments in EU affairs
  • Gain a deep understanding of the political, economic, social and legal aspects of European and International Governance
  • Acquire new qualifications and extend knowledge on the functioning and the structure of the European Union institutions, the United Nations, and the specialised organisations based in Geneva
  • Develop new competencies enabling to take over executive functions in an international career or in a career in a national environment dealing with global issues


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