Student Placement

Master's Students Placement after Graduation

 

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Data collected since 2008 shows that after graduation the International Economics Master’s students have been employed in all four sectors:

  • The favourite sector is the private one, attracting 37% of our students, from which more than one-third work in banking, finance and insurance organisations.
  • The public sector attracted 32% of our alumni from which almost three quarters work in international organisations and approximately one-quarter work for foreign governments and the federal administration of Switzerland.
  • The voluntary sector accounts for 17% of our graduates, our alumni being recruited mainly within NGOs and Think Tanks.
  • 14% of our Master's graduates either continued their studies towards a PhD or conducted research work as part of an academic institution.

 

Ph.D. Students Placement after Graduation

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Information gathered since 2008 shows that after graduation the PhD students studying in the International Economics department have been employed in all four sectors:

  • The public sector is the most popular attracting 62% of our alumni, from which almost three quarters work in international organisations.
  • The academic sector attracted 21% of our graduates, the majority conducting research work as part of an academic institution
  • The private sector accounted for 8.5% of our PhD graduates, most of them working in banking, finance and insurance organisations.
  • The third sector attracted 8.5% of our graduates with approximately three quarters working for NGOs.