Contact and Directions


Contact Information

LLM Secretariat
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Rue de Lausanne 132
PO Box 36
CH-1211 Geneva 21
Tel: +41 (0) 22 908 4503
Fax: +41 (0) 22 908 57 10


How to Reach Us

The Graduate Institute's main building is located on the shores of Lake Geneva, at 132, Rue de Lausanne. We are located in Park Barton, next to the WTO building.

By Plane

Geneva airport website

Make sure to get out on the Swiss side of the airport (rather than the French).

Geneva Airport, or "Cointrin", is conveniently located 25 minutes away from the Graduate Institute. Take bus 28, direction: Jardin Botanique, and get off at the last stop. You can also take any train departing from the airport and be at the city's main train station, "Cornavin", after only 6 minutes. From the train station, you can take bus n°1 (see here below).


By Train

All trains arriving to Geneva stop at the city's main station, "Cornavin", which is about a 15-minute walk from The Graduate Institute.

Swiss railway website


By Bus

Bus n°1 (direction: "Jardin Botanique") will take you from Cornavin train station to the Graduate Institute. Get off at bus stop "Secheron" (5th stop from the train station). A one-hour All-Geneva pass costs CHF 3.50, a day pass (from 9am until 5am of the next day) costs CHF 8, while a 24-hour pass costs CHF 10.60.

Geneva Public Transport Network



By Car

Please note that the Graduate Institute cannot guarantee parking space in its parking lot. Should you come by car to Villa Barton, kindly ensure to ask at the reception desk for a parking authorization for the day.




Campus map (we are located at n°1)

Geneva maps