Practical Information

Duration and venue

The Executive Course on Global Health Diplomacy runs every June in Geneva. It is a 5-day full time course and sessions normally run from 09.00 to 18.00. The course includes one evening session, generally on Wednesday.

Programme Fees

Tuition for attending the full programme is 2,800 Swiss francs. The tuition fee includes teaching costs, course material and the use of Graduate Institute facilities. It does not include travel and accommodation expenses nor travel, health or personal insurances. Participants are advised to contract their own insurance.


Participants who complete the course will receive a certificate of attendance from the Graduate Institute. Participants have the possibility to complement the course with a research paper and earn 4 ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System). This course can also be recognised as the basic mandaroty module for the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Global Health Diplomacy.


Up to 32 participants are admitted to the course each year.


Participants are responsible for their own accommodation during the course. Assistance with making hotel arrangements can be provided if requested. Further information is sent to participants upon acceptance to the course.  

Pre-Course Information

Accepted participants will be provided access to a protected website for more detailed information prior to the course.