Tuition Fees

  • The tuition fee for the LL.M. in International Law for the academic year 2018-2019 is CHF 25,000.
  • A 10% discount is available if the tuition fees are paid prior to 1 September 2018.
  • This includes teaching costs, course materials and use of The Graduate Institute facilities. It does not include travel or accommodation expenses. 


Financing Options for LL.M. Students

  • Finance options for LL.M. students [pdf].

Payment Schedule

  • To confirm their admission to the LL.M. Programme, students must pay a non-refundable deposit of CHF 2000 within four weeks of their being offered a place on the Programme.
  • The remaining tuition fees are payable in instalments according to the following schedule:

1 June 2018

CHF 3,000

1 September 2018

CHF 5,000

15 November 2018

CHF 5,000

20 February 2019

CHF 5,000

2 May 2019

CHF 5,000

  • A 10% discount is available for those who pay the entire tuition fee in one instalment prior to the 1 September 2018.
  • A 10% discount is also available for alumni of The Graduate Institute.
  • Please note that all instalments are non-refundable.


A very limited number of scholarships may be available for students enrolled on the LL.M. Programme. Prospective students who require financial support are advised to seek funding, first and foremost, from external sources. Some options for financing the LL.M. Programme through such external sources are detailed in the PDF document linked above. The scholarship application form is available for download here and also during the online application process for the LL.M. Programme.

Chèque formation
  • If you are a Geneva resident and taxpayer, you may be entitled to a "chèque formation", a continuing education scholarship from the Canton of CHF 750.
  • Applications must be made to the Canton of Geneva (see here) and approved before the start date of the programme. Our course reference number is 3214.



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Once accepted for the Programme, you will receive an invoice with a reference number. Payment may be made online through our online electronic system or by bank transfer to:
Bank Name: CREDIT SUISSE SA, Rue de Lausanne 17-19, 1211 Genève 70
Beneficiary: Fondation pour l'étude des relations internationales et du développement
IBAN: CH26 0483 5025 4300 11168
REF: invoice number
Please note payments can only be received in Swiss Francs.