Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

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IHEID Logo 2013.tif
Established 1927[1]
Type Semi-private
Director Philippe Burrin
Academic staff 59 professors, 9 lecturers, 25 visiting[2]
Students 785 (83% international)[2]
Location Geneva, Switzerland
Campus Urban
Former names The Graduate Institute of International Studies (1927–2007)
Working languages English and French
Nickname The Graduate Institute, IHEID, HEI
Affiliations Europaeum, APSIA, EUA, ECUR, EADI, AUF
Website http://www.graduateinstitute.ch

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (French: Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement, abbreviated to IHEID) is a postgraduate university located in Geneva, Switzerland. In academic and professional circles, the Graduate Institute is considered one of Europe's most prestigious institutions.[3][4][5] The Institute's alumni and current/former faculty include ambassadors, foreign ministers, heads of state, former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan, seven Nobel prize recipients, and one Pulitzer Prize winner. It specializes in the fields of political science, international relations, international law, international economics, international history, anthropology and development studies.[6]

The school has a diverse student body and cosmopolitan character due to its 80 percent intake of international students, of over 100 nationalities.[2] It is located blocks from the United Nations headquarters in Europe, the World Trade Organization, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the World Health Organization.

It is a full member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, a group of the world's top schools in international affairs, and accredited by the Swiss government as an independent academic institution.

The Graduate Institute is continental Europe's oldest school of international relations (Aberystwyth University in Wales was founded in 1919) and was the first university dedicated solely to the study of international affairs. It offered one of the first doctoral programs in international relations in the world. In 2008, the Graduate Institute of International Studies absorbed the Graduate Institute of Development Studies, a smaller post-graduate institution also based in Geneva. The merger resulted in the current Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.[7]

In 2013, the school inaugurated its new campus, the Maison de la paix.[8]

History[edit]

The Villa Barton campus on the shores of Lake Geneva.

The Graduate Institute of International Studies was co-founded in 1927 by two scholar–diplomats working for the League of Nations Secretariat: the Swiss William Rappard, Director of the Mandates Section, and the French Paul Mantoux, Director of the Political Section.[9] A bilingual institution like the League, it was to train personnel for the nascent international organization.[9] Its co-founder, Rappard, served as Director from 1928 to 1955.[9]

Earlier logo of the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI)

The Institute's original mandate was based on a close working relationship with both the League of Nations and the International Labour Organization. It was agreed that in exchange for training staff and delegates, the Institute would receive intellectual resources and diplomatic expertise (guest lecturers, etc.) from the aforementioned organizations. According to its statutes, the Graduate Institute was "an institution intended to provide students of all nations the means of undertaking and pursuing international studies, most notably of a historic, judicial, economic, political and social nature."

The institute managed to attract a number of eminent faculty and lecturers, particularly from countries mired in oppressive Nazi regimes, e.g., Hans Wehberg and Georges Scelle for law, Maurice Bourquin for diplomatic history, and the rising young Swiss jurist, Paul Guggenheim. Indeed, it is said that William Rappard had observed, ironically, that the two men to whom the Institute owed its greatest debt were Mussolini and Hitler. Subsequently more noted scholars would join the Institute's faculty. Hans Kelsen, the well-known theorist and philosopher of law, Guglielmo Ferrero, Italian historian, and Carl Burckhardt, scholar and diplomat all called the Graduate Institute home. Other arrivals, similarly seeking refuge from dictatorships, included the eminent free market economy historian, Ludwig von Mises, and another economist, Wilhelm Ropke, who greatly influenced German postwar liberal economic policy as well as the development of the theory of a social market system.[10]

After a number of years, the Institute had developed a system whereby cours temporaires were given by prominent intellectuals on a week, semester, or yearlong basis. These cours temporaires were the intellectual showcase of the Institute, attracting such names as Raymond Aron, René Cassin, Luigi Einaudi, John Kenneth Galbraith, G. P. Gooch, Gottfried Haberler, Friedrich von Hayek, Hersch Lauterpacht, Lord McNair, Gunnar Myrdal,[11] Harold Nicolson, Philip Noel Baker, Pierre Renouvin, Lionel Robbins, Jean de Salis, Count Carlo Sforza, and Jacob Viner.

IHEID's later logo at Villa Barton's main gate.

Another cours temporaire professor, Montagu Burton Professor of International Relations at Oxford University, Sir Alfred Zimmern, left a particularly lasting mark on the Institute. As early as 1924, while serving on the staff of the International Council for intellectual Cooperation in Paris, Zimmern began organizing international affairs summer schools under the auspices of the University of Geneva, 'Zimmern schools', as they became known. The initiative operated in parallel with the early planning for the launch of the Graduate Institute and the experience acquired by the former helped to shape the latter.[10]

Despite its small size, (before the 1980s the faculty never exceeded 25 members), the Institute boasts four faculty members who have received Nobel Prizes for economics - Gunnar Myrdal, Friedrich von Hayek, Maurice Allais, and Robert Mundell. Three alumni have been Nobel laureates.

For a period of almost thirty years (1927–1954) the school was funded predominantly through the support of the Rockefeller Foundation. Since then the Canton of Geneva and the Swiss Federal Council bear most of the costs associated with the Institute. This transfer of financial responsibility coincided with the 1955 arrival of William Rappard's successor as Director of the Institute, Lausanne historian Jacques Freymond. Freymond inaugurated a period of great expansion, increasing the range of subjects taught and the number of both students and faculty, a process that continued well after his retirement in 1978. Under Freymond's tenure, the Graduate Institute hosted many international colloquia that discussed preconditions for east-west negotiations, relations with China and its rising influence in world affairs, European integration, techniques and results of politico-socioeconomic forecasting (the famous early Club of Rome reports, and the Futuribles project led by Bertrand de Jouvenel), the causes and possible antidotes to terrorism, Pugwash Conference concerns and much more. Freymond's term also saw many landmark publications, including the Treatise on international law by Professor Paul Guggenheim and the six-volume compilation of historical documents relating to the Communist International.[10]

The parallel history of the Graduate Institute of Development Studies (French: Institut universitaire d’études du développement, IUED) also involves Freymond, who founded the institution in 1961 as the Institut Africain de Genève, or African Institute of Geneva. The Graduate Institute of Development Studies was among the pioneer institutions in Europe to develop the scholarly field of sustainable development. The school was also known for the critical view of many of its professors on development aid, as well as for its journal, the Cahiers de l'IUED[12] It was at the center of a huge international network.

In 2008, the Graduate Institute of International Studies absorbed the Graduate Institute of Development Studies to create the current Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID).

Degree programs[edit]

Admission to the Graduate Institute's study programmes is highly competitive, with only 14% of applicants attending the Graduate Institute in 2014.[13] The Institute awards its own degrees.[14] It does not award undergraduate degrees.

Master of Arts in International Affairs (MIA)[edit]

The MIA program begins with a rigorous foundation in quantitative and qualitative methods and in the disciplines of the Institute. Interdisciplinary courses follow in three thematic tracks: Global and Regional integration; Security and Peace-building; and Civil Society and Transnational Issues. All students undertake independent interdisciplinary research towards a dissertation. Applied Research Seminars expose them to stakeholders beyond academia and develop skills to design and execute research projects in partnership with them. Specialized, interactive, hands-on workshops help enhance professional skills, while internships for credit allow students to develop work skills and experience.

Master of Arts in Development Studies (MDEV)[edit]

The Master of Arts in Development Studies is the Institute’s oldest interdisciplinary program. It aims to equip students aspiring to careers in development with the theoretical, policy, and practical skills to tackle the great development challenges of our time. MDEV combines training in quantitative and qualitative methods with disciplinary courses in Anthropology/Sociology, Economics, History, and Law, and a unique interdisciplinary approach to three critical areas: Conflict and Peace-building; Development and Sustainability; and Human and Social Development.

Disciplinary Master of Arts (MA)[edit]

Each of the Graduate Institute's five academic departments—International Relations & Political Science; International History; International Law; International Economics; and Anthropology & Sociology of Development—offers a disciplinary MA. It is a two-year program and students are expected to write a master's thesis.

Master of Law in International Law (LL.M.)[edit]

The LL.M. was introduced in 2012. Students have the opportunity to discuss legal problems in tutorials, develop their professional skills in practical workshops and write an LL.M. paper on a topic within their specialty stream. Moreover, LL.M. participants undertake real legal work for a client as part of a law clinic.

Joint master programs[edit]

The Institute has established joint or dual degree programs with: the MPA program at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government; the LL.M. in Global Health Law program at the Georgetown University's Law Center; the MBA Europe program at the Thunderbird School of Global Management; and with the University of Geneva's LL.M. program in International Dispute Settlement, LL.M. program in International Humanitarian Law, Master's program of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action and Master's in Asian Studies.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)[edit]

Ph.D. students specialize in one disciplinary field. PhD candidates who wish to carry out bi-disciplinary research choose a main discipline (a major) and a second discipline (a minor).

Executive masters[edit]

Executive education programs include masters in International Negotiation and Policy-Making, Development Policies and Practices, International Oil and Gas Leadership.

Campus[edit]

The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library
The Villa Moynier campus

The Campus de la paix is a network of buildings extending from Place des Nations (the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva) to the shores of Lake Geneva, spanning two public parks -- Parc Barton and Parc Moynier.

Maison de la paix[edit]

The Graduate Institute's main campus is the Maison de la paix (House of Peace), which opened in 2013.[15] The Maison de la Paix is a 38,000 meter-square glass building distributed into six connected sections. It contains the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library, which holds 350,000 books about social sciences, journals and annual publications, making it one of Europe's richest libraries in the fields of development and international relations. It is named after two Institute alumni—Ambassador Shelby Cullom Davis and his wife Kathryn Davis, following the Davis' $10 million donation to the Institute.[16] The neighboring Edgar de Picciotto Student Residence was completed in 2012 and provides 135 apartments for students and visiting professors.

In addition to serving as the Institute's main campus, the Maison de la paix also houses policy centres and advocacy groups with close ties to the Institute such as the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining, Interpeace, the International Institute of Humanitarian Law, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Gulf Research Center.[15]

Historic villas[edit]

Another section of the campus are two historic villas situated by Lake Geneva, Villa Barton and Villa Moynier. Villa Barton served as the Institute's main campus for most of the school's history. It now mostly houses administrative staff. Villa Moynier, created in 20017 and which opened in October 2009, houses the Institute-based Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. The building holds a symbolic significance as it was originally owned by Gustave Moynier, co-founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and subsequently used by the League of Nations and as the headquarters of the ICRC between 1933 and 1946.

Campus expansion[edit]

Expansion projects include the construction of the Portail des Nations (or Gate of Nations) near the Palace of Nations. The new building will house a series of conference rooms for students and host exhibitions on the role of Geneva in world affairs.[17] The school has also partnered with the University of Geneva to open a center for international cooperation at the historic Castle of Penthes.[18]

Research[edit]

The Institute's research activities are conducted both at fundamental and applied levels with the objective of bringing analysis to international actors, private or public, of main contemporary issues. These research activities are conducted by the faculty of the Institute, as part of their individual work, or by interdisciplinary teams within centres and programmes whose activity focus on these main fields:

  • Conflict, security, and peacebuilding
  • Development policies and practices
  • Culture, religion, and identity
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Finance and Development
  • Gender
  • Globalisation
  • Governance
  • Migration and refugees
  • Non-state actors and civil society
  • Rural development
  • Trade, regionalism, and integration
  • Dispute settlement
  • Humanitarian action

Furthermore, IHEID is home to the Swiss Chair of Human Rights, the Curt Gasteyger Chair in International Security and Conflict Studies, the André Hoffmann Chair in Environmental Economics, the Pictet Chair in Environmental International Law, the Pictet Chair in Finance and Development, the Yves Oltramare Chair on Politics and Religion, and the Swiss Chair of International Humanitarian Law.

Programs and Research Centers[edit]

The centres and programmes of the Institute distribute analysis and research that contributes to the analysis of international organisations headquartered in Geneva:

  • The Center for International Environmental Studies was established in 2010 for the purpose of developing political, legal and economic discourse on problems related to the global environment. It is dedicated to the better understanding of the social, economic and political facets of global problems related to the environment.
  • The Center for Trade and Economic Integration brings together the research activities of eminent professors of economics, law and political science in the area of trade, economic integration and globalization. The Centre provides a forum for discussion and dialogue between the global research community, including the Institute's student body and research centres in the developing world, and the international business community, as well as international organisations and NGOs.
  • The Center for Finance and Development's research deals with finance and development at three levels: international finance, and development finance in particular, including the role played by the international financial institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank; financial development, including banking and financial sector development in emerging and developing countries, both from contemporary and historical perspectives; microeconomics of finance and development.
  • The Programme for the Study of International Governance provides a forum for scholars of governance and international organisations to interact with practitioners from the policy world in order to analyse global governance arrangements across a variety of issues.
  • The Global Health Program's activities focus on two pillars, namely global health governance and global health diplomacy.
  • The Global Migration Centre focus on the transnational dimensions of migration and its interdisciplinary orientation. By doing so the GMC seeks to fully grasp the complexities of mobility in a globalized world. To this end, it combines inputs from lawyers, political scientists, economists, historians, anthropologists and sociologists.
  • The Programme on Gender and Global Change produces cutting-edge research on the workings of gender in development and international relations and serves as a channel for the dissemination of such knowledge in both the anglophone and the francophone worlds.
  • The Small Arms Survey is an independent research project that serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and armed violence and as a resource for governments, policy-makers, researchers, and activists.

Affiliated Programs and Initiatives[edit]

Accreditation and Academic Partners[edit]

The Institute is an active member of the following associations and academic networks:

  • APSIA - Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs: The world’s main academic institutions specialising in international relations and international public policy are represented among APSIA’s thirty-odd members.
  • European University Association: Represents and supports more than 850 institutions of higher education in 46 countries, providing them with a forum for cooperation and exchange of information on higher education and research policies.
  • Europaeum: Created at the initiative of the University of Oxford, the Europaeum is composed of ten leading European institutions of higher education and research.
  • European Consortium for Political Research: The ECPR is an independent scholarly association that supports the training, research and cross-national cooperation of many thousands of academics and graduate students specialising in political science and all its sub-disciplines.
  • European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes: The EADI is the largest existing network of research and training institutes active in the field of development studies.
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie: The AUF supports the build-up a French-language research area between French-speaking universities. The Institute is one of 536 members belonging to the AUF and takes part in its exchange programmes in the fields of teaching and research.
  • Swiss University Conference: The SUC is a governmental organization tasked with accrediting officially recognized Swiss universities.

The school maintains exchange programs with institutions worldwide, including Georgetown Law School, Harvard Law School, Michigan Law School, UCLA School of Law, Boston University School of Law, Yale University, the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, American University, School of International Service in Washington D.C., Sciences Po Paris - Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, the Graduate School of International Studies at Seoul National University, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies at Waseda University, University of Hong Kong, Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Peking University, KIMEP University, Gadjah Mada University, the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, University of Malaya, the American University in Cairo, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, El Colegio de México, the University of Ghana, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Stellenbosch University, as well as the University of St. Gallen and ETH Zürich in Switzerland.

Publications[edit]

Refugee Survey Quarterly
Published by Oxford University Press and based at the Graduate Institute, the Refugee Survey Quarterly is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on the challenges of forced migration from multidisciplinary and policy-oriented perspectives.
Journal of International Dispute Settlement
Established by the Graduate Institute and the University of Geneva in 2010, the JIDS is dedicated to international law with commercial, economic and financial implications. It is published by Oxford University Press.
International Development Policy
A peer-reviewed e-journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development.
European Journal of Development Research
The European Journal of Development Research is a co-publication of the Graduate Institute and the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes with a multi-disciplinary focus.
Relations Internationales
Relations Internationales publishes research on international relations history ranging from the end of the 19th century to recent history.

Organization[edit]

Legal status[edit]

Historian Philippe Burrin, Director of the Graduate Institute since 2004

IHEID is constituted as a Swiss private law foundation, Fondation pour les hautes études internationales et du développement, sharing a convention with the University of Geneva.[19] This is a particular organizational form, because IHEID is constituted as a foundation of private law fulfilling a public purpose. In addition, the political responsibility for the Institute shared between the Swiss Confederation and the Canton of Geneva. Usually in Switzerland, it is the responsibility of the Cantons to run public universities, except for the Federal Institutes of Technology (ETHZ and EPFL). IHEID is therefore something like a hybrid institution, in-between the two standard categories.[20]

Foundation Board[edit]

The Foundation Board is the administrative body of the Institute. It assembles academics, politicians, people of public live and practitioners. Jacques Forster (Vice President of the ICRC) is President of the Board. The vice-president is Isabelle Werenfels (senior researcher at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs). The Board includes among others: Carlos Lopes, currently UN Under Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Julia Marton-Lefèvre (Director of the International Union for Conservation of Nature), Joëlle Kuntz (journalist), and Yves Mény (president emeritus of the European University Institute in Florence).[7]

Administration[edit]

The Institute is headed by Philippe Burrin and his deputy Elisabeth Prügl.

Alumni[edit]

Kofi Annan: alumnus, former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace prize recipient
Mohamed ElBaradei: alumnus, former IAEA Director-General and Nobel Peace prize recipient
Micheline Calmy-Rey: alumna, former Swiss foreign minister and President of the Swiss Federal Council in 2007 and 2011

Nobel Laureates[edit]

Heads of State[edit]

Cabinet and Government Members[edit]

  • Delia Albert — former Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines.
  • Lourdes Aranda Bezaury — Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico.
  • Youssouf Bakayoko (Certificate '71) — Foreign Minister of Côte d'Ivoire and Ambassador.
  • David Bakradze ('98) — Chairman of the Georgian Parliament and former Foreign Affairs Minister.
  • Sibusiso Bengu (PhD '74) — former Minister of Education of South Africa.
  • István Bibó (PhD '35) — former Minister of State of Hungary.
  • Martin Coiteux (PhD) — Minister responsible for Government Administration of Quebec, Chair of the Treasury Board of Quebec.
  • Joseph Cuthbert — Minister of Education, Culture, External Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago (1971–1986).
  • Patricia Espinosa (DEA '87) — Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico.
  • Abul Fateh (Fellow '62-'63) — first Foreign Minister of Bangladesh.
  • He Yafei (DEA '87) — Assistant Foreign Minister of China.
  • Manouchehr Ganji (PhD '60) — Iranian human rights activist and former Education Minister.
  • Bonaya Godana (PhD '82) — Foreign Minister of Kenya between 1998-2001.
  • Parker T. Hart (Certificate '36) — Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs.
  • Jafar Hassan (PhD '00) — Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation between 2009–2013.
  • Annemarie Huber-Hotz ('75) — Federal Chancellor of Switzerland between 2000 and 2007.
  • Sandra Kalniete ('95) — Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia between 2002 and 2004, current member of the European Parliament.
  • Paul Joseph James Martin — Foreign Minister of Canada between 1963 and 1968.
  • Yōichi Masuzoe — Japanese Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare (2007-9) and member of the Japanese House of Councillors.
  • Omer Tshiunza Mbiye (DEA '67) — former Minister of Economy of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Robert McFarlane (Licence) — United States National Security Advisor between 1983 and 1985.
  • Teodor Meleșcanu (PhD '73) — Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Romania and former Minister of Defense and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Ram Niwas Mirdha — former Cabinet Minister in India.
  • Kamel Morjane — former Defence Minister and Foreign Minister of Tunisia.
  • Saïd Ben Mustapha — Foreign Minister of Tunisia between 1997–1999.
  • Kristiina Ojuland ('92) — former Foreign Minister of Estonia and current member of the European Parliament.
  • Andrzej Olechowski — former Minister of Finance and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland.
  • Marco Piccinini — Minister of Finance and Economy of Monaco.
  • Francisco Rivadeneira ('95) — Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Integration of Ecuador.
  • Haroldo Rodas (DEA) — Foreign Minister of Guatemala.
  • Shri Shumsher K. Sheriff — Secretary-General of the upper house of the Parliament of India.
  • André Simonazzi (Licence '92) — Vice Chancellor of the Swiss Federal Council.
  • Albert Tevoedjre — former Minister of Information of Benin.
  • Ton That Thien (PhD '63) — former Cabinet Minister and public intellectual in Vietnam.
  • Omar Touray (DEA '92, PhD '95) — former Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Gambia.
  • Joseph Tsang Mang Kin — former Minister of Arts and Culture of Mauritius and poet.

Diplomats[edit]

  • Rubén González Sosa (DEA) — Ambassador (1957-), Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs (1971-76), and Acting Foreign Minister of Mexico (inter. 1970-75).[21]
  • Walid Abdel Nasser — Ambassador of Egypt to the United Nations Office in Geneva.
  • Ochieng’ Adala — Ambassador of Kenya, Executive Director of the Africa Peace Forum.
  • William M. Bellamy (Certificate) — Ret. US Ambassador.
  • Térence Billeter (DEA) — Ambassador of Switzerland to China.
  • Jean-Marc Boulgaris ('70) — Former Swiss Ambassador to Colombia and Denmark.
  • Linus von Castelmur ('92) — Ambassador of Switzerland to India.
  • Shelby Cullom Davis (PhD '34) — US Ambassador to Switzerland between 1969 and 1975 and philanthropist.
  • Elyes Ghariani — Tunisian Ambassador to Germany.
  • Erwin Hofer ('76) — Swiss Ambassador to Russia.
  • María Teresa Infante (PhD '80) — Chilean Ambassador to the Netherlands.
  • Claude Heller (DEA) — Ambassador of Mexico to the United Nations.
  • Tamara Kunanayakam (DEA '82) — Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office in Geneva.
  • A.H.M. Moniruzzaman (Certificate '89) — Ambassador of Bangladesh to Belgium, Switzerland, and Luxembourg.
  • Robert G. Neumann ('37) — American Ambassador and politician.
  • François Nordmann (DEA '72) — Swiss Ambassador to France.
  • Assad Omer — Ambassador of Afghanistan to France.
  • Marcial Perez Chiriboga (PhD '65) — Former Ambassador of Venezuela to the US.
  • Michael Reiterer ('85) — Ambassador of the European Commission to Switzerland.
  • Oswaldo de Rivero — Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations in New York.
  • Zalman Shoval (DEA) — Former Israeli Ambassador to the US.
  • Luis Solari Tudela — Ambassador of Peru to the United Kingdom.
  • Mohamed Ibrahim Shaker (PhD '75) — Egyptian Ambassador.
  • Nikolaos Vamvounakis (Diploma '75) — Greek Ambassador in Bangkok and Non-resident Ambassador to Singapore, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
  • Christian Wenaweser — Ambassador of Liechtenstein to the United Nations.

Law[edit]

United Nations and International Organizations[edit]

Jakob Kellenberger: alumnus, former ICRC President.

Public Policy[edit]

Hernando de Soto Polar: alumnus, Peruvian economist and ILD President

Members of Parliament and Public Servants[edit]

Hans-Gert Pöttering: alumnus and former European Parliament president (2007–9)

Academia[edit]

Hans Morgenthau: alumnus and noted international relations theorist
Saul Friedländer: alumnus and award-winning Israeli historian

Private sector[edit]

Writers and Journalists[edit]

Carlos Fuentes: alumnus, Mexican novelist and essayist

Miscellaneous[edit]

Prominent faculty[edit]

Former[edit]

Current[edit]

  • Jean-Louis Arcand — Professor of International Economics, Director of the Centre for Finance and Development
  • Richard Baldwin — Professor of International Economics.
  • Thomas J. Biersteker — Curt Gasteyger Professor of International Security, Council on Foreign Relations scholar and former director of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.
  • Andrew Clapham — Professor of International Law, former Representative of Amnesty International at the United Nations, and former Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Iraq.
  • Pierre-Marie Dupuy — Professor of International Law, whose Droit international public is "one of the best known French international law textbooks" according to the European Society of International Law.
  • Faisal Devji — Yves Oltramar Chair of Religion and Politics, noted historian of Islam.
  • Keith Krause — Professor of International Relations, director of the Small Arms Survey.
  • Jussi Hanhimäki — Professor of International History, recipient of the 2002 Bernath Prize for his book The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy.
  • Ilona Kickbusch — Adjunct Professor, leading thinker in the fields of health promotion and global health.
  • Giacomo Luciani — Leading scholar on the geopolitics of energy.
  • Joost Pauwelyn — Professor of International Law, famous scholar in WTO law and public international law.
  • Jakob Kellenberger — former president of the ICRC, professor of humanitarian action.
  • Marcelo Kohen — Professor of International Law, scholar with experience practicing before the International Court of Justice.
  • Nico Krisch — Professor of International Law specializing in constitutional theory, and global governance.
  • Nicolas Michel — Professor of International Law, former Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel.
  • Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou — Professor of International History, former Foreign Minister of Mauritania and acclaimed Al Qaeda specialist.
  • Ugo Panizza — Pictet Professor of Development and Finance.
  • Martin Riesebrodt — Yves Oltramar Professor of Religion and Politics.
  • Timothy Swanson — André Hoffmann Professor of Environmental Economics.
  • Charles Wyplosz — Professor of International Economics, regular columnist in the Financial Times, Le Monde, Libération, Le Figaro, Finanz und Wirtschaft, and Handelsblatt.

Notes and references[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c "Factsheet: The Institute in 2012" (PDF). Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva". Study iHub. September 13, 2010. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kendra Magraw ('10) Accepted at Geneva's Prestigious IHEID". University of Minnesota. September 2010. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  5. ^ http://www.smith.edu/studyabroad/spa_geneva_institute.php.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Academic Departments". graduateinstitute.ch. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Fondation pour l’étude des relations internationales et du développement, Genève: Statuts de la fondation et composition du premier conseil de fondation". news.admin.ch (in French). Département fédéral de l'intérieur. 16 May 2007. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  8. ^ Dufour, Nicolas (26 September 2013). "La Maison de la paix, "une effervescence pour Genève"". Le Temps. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c Peter, Ania (1938). "William E. Rappard and the League of Nations: A Swiss contribution to international organization". The League of Nations in Retrospect: Proceedings of the Symposium. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 221–222. ISBN 3-11-008733-2. 
  10. ^ a b c "Still Generating the Geneve Internationale". The European Review. Volume 5, Issue 2. Retrieved 2 January 2013.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  11. ^ a b "Gunnar Myrdal". Encyclopædia Britannica Academic Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  12. ^ http://www.infosud.org/spip.php?page=article&id_article=5076
  13. ^ "Nos étudiants représentent plus de 100 nationalités". Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  14. ^ "Diplomas". Retrieved February 2014. 
  15. ^ a b Sophie Davaris (December 3, 2008). "IHEID dévoile son campus et la future Maison de la paix". Tribune de Genève (in French). Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  16. ^ Philippe Burrin (Spring 2009). "A US$ 10 Million Grant from Mrs Kathryn Davis". Globe No. 3. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  17. ^ "La Fondation Pictet pour le développement donne 25 millions à la Genève internationale". Le Temps (in French). Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  18. ^ IHEID (2013). "Domaine de Penthes". Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  19. ^ "The Foundation". IHEID. 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  20. ^ "Bund finanziert Genf neue Hochschule". Neue Zürcher Zeitung (in German). 28 May 2006. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  21. ^ Roderic Ai Camp, Mexican Political Biographies, 1935-1993, Austin, University of Texas Press, 1995.
  22. ^ "Hans Joachim Morgenthau". Encyclopædia Britannica Academic Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • The Graduate Institute of International Studies Geneva: 75 years of service towards peace through learning and research in the field of international relations, The Graduate Institute, 2002.

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Coordinates: 46°13′19″N 6°09′04″E / 46.2219°N 6.1511°E / 46.2219; 6.1511