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International Institute in Geneva

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The International Institute in Geneva is an accredited academic institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs in Business Administration, International Relations, Media and Communication and Computer Science Management.


The International Institute in Geneva offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Business Administration, International Relations, Media and Communication and International Trade.

The curriculum features a unique combination of theoretical and practical instruction, with a particular focus on international business practices. The international exchange program offers an opportunity for students to study at renowned universities worldwide.


To maintain teaching excellence, the Institute encourages its faculty to carry out research, consultancies, participate actively in professional conferences and publish.

In addition, the Institute publishes its own IIG Business Review a refereed journal. These activities enables the faculty to incorporate the latest thinking, research findings and the most recent practical applications in their courses.


Student benefit from the Institute's extensive international network in the public and private sectors. Through the faculty and the career counseling, the institution has acquired a vast network of contacts and a solid reputation in the international sector. Many students have received internships at international organizations or in the private sector.

In addition, the Institute has an excellent graduate employment record. The Institute's academic degree courses provide graduates with transferable skills, as well as in-depth knowledge and experience in their chosen subject.

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Student services

The International Institute in Geneva provides for Career Counseling to assist students in:

  • Development of professional project
  • Preparation of CVs, cover letters and interviews
  • Definition of job search strategies
  • Set up of companies and NGOs presentations
  • Communication about internships and jobs opportunities

Housing services

The Institute administration provides assistance to students looking for housing

A range of student housing is available in Geneva from small and exclusive apartments to large residences, featuring their own facilities such as restaurants and study rooms. The city has an excellent public transportation system.

Library services

The Institute Library has a collection of over 4000 books and publications available to enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty. This stock is continuously updated to offer students and faculty the latest scholarly publications for their research.

Students have access to electronic resources, to newspapers and magazines, to other libraries in Geneva, to useful web sites.

Campus life

The International Institute in Geneva is located in a modern building close to the United Nations and the International Organizations in Geneva.

In additional to its learning and administrative facilities the campus also features a library, student center, computer center, academic and career counseling offices. A cafeteria is available in the building.

Sports facilities

The Institute has arranged for special student rates at nearby sports clubs, for activities such as tennis and swimming, and general fitness among others.

Student clubs

The International Institute in Geneva has a strong student council active in areas such as social activities, community service and advocacy. Weekly meetings are held to resolve student issues and to recommend and implement changes to the current student environment. Specific activities include preparing the annual yearbook, community service events with the United Nations and UNICEF, and cultural excursions in Switzerland and beyond.

The International Institute in Geneva has dual accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Both accrediting agencies are recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the United States.

Genève, Genève, Switzerland


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