Bachelor of International Management (with a specialization in International Relations)

General

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Program Description

This Bachelor is designed to provide students with the necessary tools and knowledge to become a successful manager in international organizations, by understanding the principal factors that influence international politics, diplomacy, and foreign affairs.

Students will develop an understanding of international human rights, cross border issues, international organizations, cyber diplomacy, cooperative politics, armed forces and society, natural resource conflict, and more.

Over the course of this program, students will:

  • Gain the capacity to work actively within the development of a diplomatic strategy.
  • Introduce realistic solutions for the management of current global crises.
  • Be familiar with global cultures and social networking.
  • Build contacts with diplomatic organizations and staff to enhance global connectedness and vision.

Facts

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Credits: 180 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Bachelor of International Management with a specialization in International Relations
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses
  • Internships: We support students in gaining practical skills and networking opportunities through internships

Program

The program is designed to provide students with the tools they require to become successful managers in international organizations by demonstrating an understanding of the principal factors that influence global politics and foreign affairs.

Beyond the main Business modules offered within each major, students also take specialization courses, such as:

  • Security and Government Intervention
  • Becoming a Global Business
  • International Human Rights Law

Career Opportunities

With a Bachelor's (IM) International Relations specialization, graduates can aspire to work as:

  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Civil Service Officer
  • Coordinator for a charitable
  • Cultural Specialist
  • Director of International Programs

Entry requirements

  • Swiss Maturité, International Baccalaureate of minimum 30 points, 3 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent (Geneva Business School uses a country-specific admissions criteria for prospective bachelor’s students. Please contact our Admissions Department for more details.)
  • IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 70 / DET 95-100 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years.
  • A scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, and academic certificates.
  • A 500-word written response to a business case study.
  • An interview with a representative from the academic team on their chosen campus. Their response to the case study will be discussed in the interview.
  • Photocopy of a valid passport / national ID.
  • 1 reference letter from a former teacher or employer.

Exceptional admissions conditions – COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geneva Business School Board of Management has decided that it will accept students even if they are unable to obtain their high school diplomas due to the pandemic. This measure is on the condition that their grade transcripts, English level, and school recommendations are of the high level we expect from applicants worldwide, and our admissions requirements remain unchanged. Candidates accepted to Geneva Business School without TOEFL/IELTS or high school examination results will be afforded one additional academic year, from the time they join our school, to provide the missing documents. Applicants may submit the Duolingo English Test (DET), which combines an English proficiency test with a brief video interview. Duolingo’s technology and format allows applicants to complete the test at any time or place with internet access.

Fees and Funding

Barcelona & Madrid Campus

  • Application Fee: €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration Fee: €1,900 (One-time fee, a refund of 80% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)
  • Tuition per semester: €6,950 (Total 3-year program / 6 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Geneva Campus

  • Application Fee: €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration Fee: CHF3,000 (One-time fee, a refund of 80% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)
  • Tuition per semester: CHF12,450 (Total 3-year program / 6 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Taught in numerous campuses around the world, including major European cities such as Geneva, Barcel ... Read More

Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Taught in numerous campuses around the world, including major European cities such as Geneva, Barcelona and Madrid. Our innovative methodology means students are taught in small and focused classrooms by carefully chosen faculty members, all of whom are top-level professionals, dedicated to guiding them on their journey to becoming future business leaders. Read less
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