Visiting Programmes

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The Institute hosts university professors, lecturers and researchers and senior staff members from international organisations, with independent funding, keen to carry out research and take advantage of the resources and services the Institute has to offer (library, interaction with faculty members and students) and its unique location at the heart of international Geneva.

The Institute distinguishes categories of visiting academics interested in doing research at the Institute:

Visiting Fellowships

  • For researchers at various stages in their careers - from doctoral and early career to more established researchers.
    • Visiting Fellow status are granted for a period of two months minimum up to one year to self-sponsored  post-doc, researcher, professor, practitioner with an independent research project;
    • Junior Visiting Fellow: PhD candidates and Fulbright nominees can request admission to the Junior Visiting Fellow status under the same procedure.

Research Fellowships

  • For PhD graduates with independent external funding or grants (Marie Curie Fellows, SNSF, Ambizione Fellows, etc.) keen to undertake research in one of its fields of specialisation with pluri-annual contracts (SNFS, Marie Curie Fellows, SCIEX scholars etc).

Senior Fellows in Residence

  • Aside from academics, the Institute also hosts personalities from international institutions with independent funding and who wish to make a research stay at the Institute leveraging its resources.
  • UN and EU staff members nominated by their organisation (United Nations Fellowship, European Union Fellowship) are welcome, as are other staff members from international organisations.