Our partnerships

The Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations has partnerships with several high quality international institutions. These partnerships can include student-, faculty- and course exchange programmes. For more information about what partnership we have per institution, please see below. If you are interested to join these institutions and would like to create a partnership with us, please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss possibilities.

Georgetown University Partnership
GSD has a student exchange program with Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA. From the September 2017 intake GSD will welcome the first students from this prestigious university. GSD students from now on will be able to apply for the challenging and exclusive exchange program at Georgetown University.

Established in 1789, Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens and diplomats to lead and make a difference in the world. This collaboration will be a great opportunity to further strengthen the link between the communities of students in International Relations and Diplomacy, from Geneva and Washington. For more information about the exchange program, please send an email to: info@genevadiplomacy.com.

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American University of Technology (AUT) was founded by Mrs. Ghada Hinain in 1998 in Fidar- Halat, Lebanon as a not for profit, private institution of higher education and obtained its presidential decree 2143 in January 2000. AUT has now three additional campuses in Tripoli, Tyre, and Akkar. The Tripoli off-campus program started operations in 2002. AUT offers 27 majors at an undergraduate level (Bachelor) and six graduate programs (masters) under three faculties: Business Administration, Applied Sciences and Arts and Humanities. With over 3000 alumni and about 1500 current students and 90 full-time and part-time instructors and 65 staff employees, AUT has been successful in giving each of its students personal attention, quality education, and international exposure that enhance considerably the career prospects of its graduates.

International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO)

The International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO) is an intergovernmental organisation with the objective to contribute to the development by States of structures ensuring the protection and assistance of population and safeguarding property and the environment from natural or man-made disasters. The purpose of the agreement between GSD and ICDO is both academic and scientific cooperation. The agreement establishes combined training courses, student internships, delegation visits and the holding of certain ICDO events at GSD.


Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Russia

The history of the Diplomatic Academy of the MFA of Russia dates from 1934. Today it is one of the largest and long established world known institutions educating career diplomats and other professional staff specializing in international relations, world economy, international law, and public administration with foreign language skills.



SUMAS is a unique business school located between Geneva and Lausanne that offers innovative business programs integrated with state of the art sustainability knowledge. SUMAS combines high level academic education with real life projects in partnership with top companies.


Unisinos University Brazil is a University with academic excellence and focused widely on internationalisation. Unisinos is a Brazilian private Jesuit University locaed in Southern Brazil (Sao Leopolde City) and founded in 1969. They have more than thirty thousand students in 91 undergraduate courses, 19 academic masters and 14 PhD programs.

Unisinos ranks first among private undergraduate universities and second among private universities in Brazil.

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The University of Business and International Studies (UBIS) is a Swiss private university which is part of the US Hamilton White Group. UBIS is centred in Geneva, Switzerland and offers Bachelor and Master degrees in Business Administration and International Relations as well as Industry Specific Programs customized to the ever- changing marketplace.

Together with UBIS we created a new Double Master’s Degree programme that combines Business & Diplomacy. Better arm yourself to face some of the world’s changing challenges and newer problems by signing up today.

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Moscow State Institute of International Relations is an academic institution run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, which is widely considered the most elite university in Russia.


O.P. Jindal Global University

JGU is a non-profit global university established by the Haryana Private Universities (Second Amendment) Act, 2009. JGU is established in memory of Mr. O.P. Jindal as a philanthropic initiative of Mr. Naveen Jindal, the Founding Chancellor. The University Grants Commission has accorded its recognition to O.P. Jindal Global University. The vision of JGU is to promote global courses, global programmes, global curriculum, global research, global collaborations, and global interaction through a global faculty.


BAU Cyprus University

Bahçeşehir Cyprus University ( BAU Cyprus University) is established as a member of BAU Global Education Network. BAU Global Education Network includes higher education institutions and language schools located in three different continents (North America, Europe and Asia). Its purpose is to provide the opportunity for students to benefit from academic means having equal level and located in different continents and countries, and get education in different campuses to enable them have an international vision.

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