Student Awareness Lecture by Dr. Dominic Eggel
From the Development of Global Human Resources Project
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is one of the world’s leading centers of teaching and research focusing on international relations and development issues.
We welcome Dr. Dominic Eggel, Ph.D. at Chuo to give a speech introducing the Graduate Institute, and lecture on the history of ideas and political thought in ancient Europe up to the late 18th century.
Please join this occasion!
Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Place: Room 8208
1. Introduction to The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
2. History of Ideas and Political Thought, Enlightenment and XVIIIth Century European Studies
is presenting its study programmes and scholarship opportunities at Chuo University.
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is one of the world’s leading centres of teaching and research focusing on international relations and development issues. The Graduate Institute offers a wide range of postgraduate (master and PhD) programmes in international relations, international law, international history, international economics, anthropology and development studies and awards over 200 scholarships (for a total student body of 800). The Institute has a long-standing reputation of excellence and is home to a diverse and vibrant group of students and faculty from all over the world (80% of students are international).
As a member of APSIA, regrouping the world’s most renowned schools of international affairs, the Graduate Institute is regularly quoted amongst Europe’s best institutions in the field. It counts amongst its alumni Kofi Annan (former UN secretary general), Hans-Gert Pöttering (former President of the European Parliament), Hernando de Soto (President of Peru’s Institute for Liberty and Democracy), Nobuyuki Idei (former Chairman of Sony Corporation), as well as the foreign ministers of Switzerland, Micheline Calmy-Rey (retired 2012), and Mexico, Patricia Espinosa. Being situated in Geneva, a hub of multilateral diplomacy, the Graduate Institute provides its students with a wide range of job and internship opportunities in the many IOs and NGOs that are neighbouring it, including the WTO, UNHCR, WIPO, ILO, ICRC, UNEP, UNDP, WHO, Amnesty International and many more.
Interdisciplinary Masters in:
Masters and PhDs in:
Anthropology and Sociology of Development
Development Economics (PhD only)
International Relations/ Political Science
The Graduate Institute’s assets:
Cosmopolitan faculty and student body (over 100 nationalities on campus)
Substantial financial support for students (200 scholarships for a total student body of 800)
Professional career service and strong alumni network with longstanding connexions to Geneva’s numerous IOs and NGOs
Unique location on the shores of Lake Geneva, at the foot of the Swiss Alps and within close distance of Europe’s major cities
Interdisciplinary Research Centers on global governance, migration, environment, human rights, security, health and trade.
Deadline for applications: 15th January