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Academic Requirements

The academic requirement to apply for the Master  Programme is at least a Bachelor’s degree (completed university studies of at least three years) or a Master’s degree from a University or a University of Applied Sciences or a degree deemed equivalent.

Professional Experience

A relevant professional experience in the field of the Programme is taken into consideration in the admission process.

Language Requirements

The lectures are taught in English. Candidates must have sufficient fluency in written and spoken English to be able to follow the Programme. The professional project report or the Master’s thesis could be written in English or in French. In specific cases, with the approval of the Directors of the Programme, another language can be used to write the Master’s thesis or the professional project report.

Application Procedure

To apply for the Programme, candidates must submit a complete application file, containing the following documents:

  1. Completed and signed application form
  2. Curriculum vitae (in English) with a portrait photograph (headshot)
  3. Copy of passport or ID (personal details page)
  4. Copy of the relevant academic diploma (latest one)
  5. Transcript of records (if available)
  6. Copy of certificates or other evidence of past and present professional positions
  7. Letter of motivation in English

Please do not send original documents or certificates.

Any documents that are not in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish must
be accompanied by a certified translation.

There is no application fee.

The application form can be completed online.

We prefer to receive documents via e-mail. If you choose postal mail, please do not staple or bind the pages of your application.

Please submit your application file to: info@meig.ch

Or by postal mail to our address:

MEIG – Geneva Master in European and International Governance
Centre d’études juridiques européennes
Université de Genève
40, Bd du Pont d’Arve
CH-1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Application Deadlines

For the 2018 Programme, the deadlines for application are:

31 March 2017 – First Admission Deadline

31 May 2017 – Second Admission Deadline

30 September 2017 – Last Admission Deadline

Applicants will be recruited until the limited places in the MEIG programme are distributed and considering the date of arrival of the MEIG candidate application form.

It is the applicant responsibility to make certain that all documents are delivered to our office before the application deadline.

Selection Procedure

After the deadline, candidates are evaluated and selected by the Programme directors on the basis of the submitted documents. The Programme directors may at any time require applicants to provide further information, in addition to the documents submitted as part of the application. An interview may supplement the admission procedure. Incomplete applications are not taken into consideration.