Students' stories

06 December 2018

Student Perspectives: Pursuing a Dual Master

Currently pursuing a Dual Master in Global Health and International Affairs/Development Studies at the Graduate Institute and the Université de Genève, Yejin Lee describes the advantages of studying and...

26 November 2018

Changer le monde?

Flora Demaegdt (Leturcq), étudiante de 2e année de master en études du développement "Crise des migrants, famines, désastre écologique, rupture du multilatéralisme, violences faites aux femmes… les défis...

21 November 2018

Indira Urazova: a Life-changing Opportunity

Indira Urazova is the 2018-2019 recipient of the Institute’s Community Scholarship. She came to the Graduate Institute from Uralsk in Western Kazakhstan and is currently studying for a Master in Development...

02 November 2018

Online Courses: Innovative Educational Opportunities

In pursuit of innovative, flexible and accessible learning, the Graduate Institute has embraced online platforms, allowing not only current students but the wider public, access to a world class education....

01 November 2018

Interview with Kengo Kuma, Architect of the New Student Residence

The Institute is undertaking the construction of a new student residence  that will allow it to add 650 beds to the existing 250-capacity Edgar and Danièle de Picciotto Student House. After an architectural...

25 October 2018

Nature’s Contribution to the 2030 Agenda: a Student’s Reflection

While we are caught up in our daily routines, it is often easy to forget that we are part of nature. We stare at our smartphones on the way to work, spend most of our days in heated or air-conditioned...

25 October 2018

Student Story: the Institute as a Powerful Catalyst for Humanitarian...

Zubin Malhotra (first year PhD in International History, focusing on Humanitarian Action, War and Conflict, and Non-State Armed Groups) is a Teaching Assistant in the Interdisciplinary Masters Department...

14 September 2018

Student story: Fighting for the rights of women and girls in...

Sophia Pierre-Antoine (Master in Development Studies, majoring in Power, Conflict, and Development) is is the Board Co-Chair of the FRIDA Young Feminist Fund and a member of the Young Women's Global Advisory...

12 September 2018

The Student Experience at the Graduate Institute, Geneva

Get an inside look at what it is like to pursue a Master's degree at the Graduate Institute! Follow Mishti, Master student in Development Studies, and find out what makes Geneva such a great place to live...

26 June 2018

Institute students win first prize at 2018 ELSA Moot Court

A Graduate Institute team has won first prize at the 2018 ELSA Moot Court Competition on WTO Law, held in Geneva from 19 to 23 June. Argyrios Papaefthymiou (Master in International Economics), Ioana-Virginia...