Education and training programmes

With so many courses available, choosing a relevant programme for a career in international cooperation can be a daunting prospect. Compare and choose from over 200 education and training programmes by more than 40 institutions.

Title Institution Qualification Duration
MAS International Dispute Settlement UNIGE and Graduate Institute MAS 1 year
MAS Corporate Social Responsibility UNIGE with GSEM and G3S MAS
DAS Corporate Social Responsibility UNIGE with GSEM and G3S DAS 9 months
Master in Banking and Finance HSG MA/MLaw/MSc 3 semesters
Master of International and Monetary Economics UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 3 semesters
Master in International and European Business UNIFR MA/MLaw/MSc 3 or 4 semesters
LLM in International Business Law UNIFR MAS 1 year
LLM in International Contracts and Arbitration UNIFR MAS 1 year
LLM in Compliance UNIFR MAS 1 year
Master en Droit et Economie UNIL MA/MLaw/MSc 3 semesters
Master in Finance UNIL MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in Economia e politiche internazionali USI MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in Economic Policy USI MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
LLM International Banking, Finance and Insurance Law UZH MAS 2 years
LLM International Economic and Business Law UZH MAS 2 years
LLM International Litigation and Arbitration UZH MAS 3 semester
CAS Global Supply Chain Management EPFL and UNIL CAS
CAS Education interculturelle UNIGE CAS 9 months
CAS Children's Rights UNIGE and CIDE CAS 2 weeks
CAS Droits de l'homme UNIGE CAS 11 months
CAS Justicia Juvenil UNIGE and CIDE CAS
Master en politique et management publics UNIL, UNIBE and USI MA/MLaw/MSc 4 semesters
Executive Master of Public Administration UNIBE MAS 2 years
CAS en évaluation des politiques publiques UNIL CAS 4 months
CAS en internationalisation des politiques publiques UNIL CAS 4 months
CAS Management und Politik öffentlicher Institutionen UNIBE CAS 1 year
CAS en management des organisations publiques UNIL CAS 4 months
DAS International Management UNIGE DAS 2 semesters
Master in Public Management and Policy USI MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
CAS Cooperazione e sviluppo SUPSI and FOSIT CAS 8 months
CAS Foreign Affairs and Applied Diplomacy ZHAW CAS 2 months
DAS Effective Management of IOs and NGOs UNIGE DAS 10 months
Legal Framework of Forced Migration CERAH Others 5 days
CAS Migrationsrecht / Droit des migration UNIBE, UNIFR and UNINE CAS
CAS Migration et sociétés plurielles UNIL CAS 2 years
Master Religion-Wirtschaft-Politik UNIBAS, UNILU and UZH MA/MLaw/MSc
Master en sciences des religions UNIL MA/MLaw/MSc 3 or 4 semesters
CAS in Religion und Konflikt swisspeace and UNIBAS CAS 15 months
International History Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
CAS Leadership Diversity, femmes dirigeantes et gouvernance UNIGE CAS 1 semester
CAS Managing Non Profit Organizations (NPOs) UNIGE CAS
CAS Gestion de la ressource et des services d’eau UNIGE CAS
CAS Global Social Entrepreneurship UNIBAS CAS 10 months
CAS Water Governance: frameworks and negotiations UNIGE CAS 2 weeks
CAS Water and sanitation engineering from emergency towards development UNINE with ICRC Others 1 week
MAS Integratives Management BFH - Soziale Arbeit MAS 3 to 5 years
CAS Führungskompetenzen BFH - Soziale Arbeit CAS 10 months
CAS Organisationen im Wandel BFH - Soziale Arbeit CAS 10 months
Selbst- und Ressourcenmanagement BFH - Soziale Arbeit Others 3 days
CAS Arts and International Cooperation ZHDK CAS 17 months
Bachelor Nachhaltige Entwicklung (nur Minor) UNIBE BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master Nachhaltige Entwicklung (nur Minor) UNIBE MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
CAS Corporate Responsibility ZHAW CAS 2 weeks
CAS in African Affairs and Intercultural Competence UNIBAS CAS 1 year
CAS Innovative Projekte und Teams führen IKF CAS 4 months
CAS Kommunizieren und handeln im interkulturellen Kontext ZHAW CAS 8 months
CAS Kooperationsmanagement im Kontext von Digitalisierung und Innovation FHNW CAS 4 months
CAS Sustainable Finance UZH CAS
CAS Transkulturelles Coaching und Organisationsberatung IKF CAS 5 months
CAS Transkulturelle Kommunikation und Mediation IKF CAS 4 months
Bridging Distances cinfo Others 5 sessions
Business, Conflict and Peacebuilding swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 2 days
Career Orientation - I know my assets cinfo Others 3 sessions
Collaborating Across Cultures cinfo Others At you own pace
Conflict Sensitivity Training swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 3 days
Formations COMUNDO COMUNDO and ISANGO Others
Dealing with the Past and Conflict Transformation Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 5 days
Disaster Risk Reduction MOOC EPFL Cooperation & Development Center Others
Essentials of NGO Management NGO Management School Others
Formation aux droits de l'homme Collège universitaire Henry Dunant Others
Fragility, Conflict and Statebuilding Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 3 days
Gender Equality and Peacebuilding Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 2 days
Gender, Conflict and Peacebuilding Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 2 days
International humanitarian law course for practitioners ICRC Others 5 days
Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview UNIGE Others At your own pace
Introduction aux droits de l'homme UNIGE Others At your own pace
Individual Courses in Development and Cooperation NADEL, ETH Zurich Others
National Dialogue and Peace Mediation Course swisspeace and Berghof Foundation Others 5 days
Peace Mediation Course FDFA Human Security Division Others 2 weeks
Peace Mediation Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 2 days
Pre-departure Security Workshop cinfo Others 1 day
Preventing Violent Conflicts Training swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 3 days
SDC further training courses SDC Others
Weiterbildungen agridea AGRIDEA Others
Pädagogische Entwicklungszusammenarbeit PHLU Others 2 semesters
Strategic Communication for Non-Profit Organisations NGO Management School Others 3 days
Thematic Short Courses in Humanitarian Action CERAH Others
Theories of Change in Fragile Contexts Training swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 3 days
Leading in the Human Rights Council Geneva Academy Others 1 week
WTI Summer Academy – International Law and Economics WTI Others 3 weeks
UNITAR E-learning Courses UNITAR Others
Trainings on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Geneva Academy Others
Gestion stratégique de projets de développement Graduate Institute Others 2 to 6 days
Executive Certificate in Conflict and Fragility Management Graduate Institute CAS 5 weeks
Executive Master in Conflict and Fragility Management Graduate Institute DAS 3 months
MAS in Humanitarian Action CERAH, Graduate Institute and UNIGE MAS 1 to 3 years
DAS in Humanitarian Action CERAH, Graduate Institute and UNIGE DAS 19 weeks
MAS in Humanitarian Logistics and Management USI MAS 6 one-week blocks over 1 year
Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices Graduate Institute DAS 3 modules over 6 months
Master in Development Studies Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in Anthropology and Sociology Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
MAS in Development and Cooperation NADEL, ETH Zurich MA/MLaw/MSc 22 months
Master en Géographie, spécialisation Développement et Environnement UNIL MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
MAS in Intercultural Communication USI MAS 18 months
MAS Transkulturelle Kommunikation IKF MAS
MAS in Children's Rights UNIGE and CIDE MAS
Master interdisciplinaire en droits de l’enfant UNIGE and CIDE MA/MLaw/MSc
Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict Geneva Academy MAS 10 months
MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law Geneva Academy MAS
LLM in International Law Graduate Institute MAS 1 year
Master in International Law Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in International Law HSG MA/MLaw/MSc 3 semesters
MAS in International Law and Economics World Trade Institute (WTI), UNIBE MAS
LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Geneva Academy MAS 12 months
MAS in International Criminal Law and Corporate Crime UNIBE MAS Max. 8 semesters
Bachelor Agronomie mit Vertiefung Internationale Landwirtschaft HAFL, BFH BA/BLaw/BSc 7 semesters
MAS in Sustainable Water Resources ETH Zurich MAS
Master in Life Sciences – Agricultural and Forest Sciences HAFL, BFH MA/MLaw/MSc 18 months
Master in Standardization, Social Regulation and Sustainable Development UNIGE MA/MLaw/MSc
Master Sustainable Development UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc
MAS in Integrated Crop Management UNINE MAS 9 months
MAS en Urbanisme UNIGE and EPFL MAS
DAS en Management durable HEG-Genève DAS
MAS in Civilian Peacebuilding swisspeace and UNIBAS MAS 1 year
DAS in Civilian Peacebuilding swisspeace and UNIBAS DAS 1 year
CAS in Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials swisspeace and UNIBAS CAS 1 year
Master European Global Studies UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 4 semesters
MAS in European and International Governance UNIGE MAS 9 months
Master en Sciences sociales, pilier géographie humaine UNINE MA/MLaw/MSc
Master en Géographie politique et culturelle UNIGE MA/MLaw/MSc
Master in Geography, Emphasis on Human Geography UZH MA/MLaw/MSc
Master in Geographies of Global Change UZH MA/MLaw/MSc
MAS in International Health Swiss TPH and UNIBAS MAS 1 year
CAS Internationale Zusammenarbeit und globale Gesundheit Swiss TPH and UNIBAS CAS 8 weeks
DAS in Health Care and Management: From Research to Implementation Swiss TPH and UNIBAS DAS 14 weeks
MBA in International Health Management Swiss TPH and UNIBAS MAS 2-3 years
Master in International Economics Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
LLM International and European Economic and Commercial Law UNIL MAS 1 or 2 years
MAS Education internationale et Recherche UNIGE MAS 2 years
DAS Coopération internationale en éducation UNIGE DAS 15 months
Bachelor en Relations internationales UNIGE BA/BLaw/BSc
Bachelor in International Affairs HSG BA/BLaw/BSc
Master in International Affairs and Governance HSG MA/MLaw/MSc
Master en Développement International des Affaires UNINE MA/MLaw/MSc
MBA International Organizations UNIGE MBA
CAS Leading within IOs and NGOs UNIGE CAS 10 months
Master in International Affairs Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 24 months
Executive Master in International Negotiation and Policy Making Graduate Institute DAS 8 months
Master in International Relations/Political Science Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 24 months
Master in Comparative and International Studies ETH and UZH MA/MLaw/MSc
Master en Ethique, Responsabilité et Développement UNIFR MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master pluridisciplinaire en Etudes asiatiques UNIGE and IHEID MA/MLaw/MSc 4 semesters
MAS International and European Security UNIGE MAS 8 months
LLM in Global Health Law and International Institutions Graduate Institute MAS 1 year
Master en Sciences sociales, pilier migration et citoyenneté UNINE MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master African Studies UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master Weltgesellschaft und Weltpolitik UNILU MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
DAS Corporate Social Responsibility UNIGE / GSEM DAS 1 year
Bachelor en géographie et environnement UNIGE BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
CAS Advocacy in International Affairs Graduate Institute CAS 3 months
DAS Advocacy in International Affairs and Policy Making Graduate Institute DAS 7 months
DAS en Gestion culturelle UNIL and EPFL DAS 18 months
Bachelor Gesellschafts- und Kommunikationswissenschaften UNILU BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master Gesellschafts- und Kommunikationswissenschaften UNILU MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
DAS Advocacy, Communication and External Relations UNIGE DAS 1 year
CAS Transkulturelle Kommunikation IKF CAS 5 months
CAS Die Kunst der Konfliktbearbeitung ICP CAS 18 months
CAS in Civilian Peacebuilding Specializations swisspeace and UNIBAS CAS
CAS in Civilian Peacebuilding Methodologies swisspeace and UNIBAS CAS
CAS Développement durable: horizon 2030 UNIGE CAS 6 months
CAS in Development and Cooperation NADEL, ETH Zurich CAS 25 days
CAS Nachhaltige Entwicklung UNIBE CAS 1 to 3 years
CAS Environmental Governance and Policy Making Graduate Institute CAS 3 months
Environmental Governance and Policy Making Graduate Institute DAS 7 months
Master Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems ETH Zurich MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
MAS Global Supply Chain Management EPFL and UNIL MAS 12 months
CAS Geomatics for a Sustainable Environment UNIGE CAS 4 months
Bachelor Ethnologie UNIBAS BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master Anthropology UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Bachelor Sozialanthropologie UNIBE BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master Anthropologie des Transnationalismus und des Staates UNIBE MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Bachelor Sozialanthropologie UNIFR BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master Sociétés plurielles: cultures, politique et religions UNIFR MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Bachelor en sciences sociales UNIL BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master en sciences sociales UNIL MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Bachelor in Ethnologie UNILU BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master in Ethnologie UNILU MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Bachelor Kulturwissenschaften UNILU BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master Kulturwissenschaften UNILU MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Bachelor en ethnologie UNINE BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master en sciences sociales, pilier anthropologie UNINE MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Bachelor en biologie et ethnologie UNINE BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master en sciences sociales, pilier sociologie UNINE MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Bachelor in Sozialwissenschaften (Ethnologie) UZH BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master in Sozialwissenschaften (Ethnologie) UZH MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in Sozialwissenschaften (Gender Studies) UZH MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Bachelor Geschlechterforschung UNIBAS BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master Geschlechterforschung UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master en études genre UNIGE MA/MLaw/MSc 3 years
Master européean Egales UNIL MA/MLaw/MSc 3 years
CAS en genre et développement Graduate Institute CAS 10 months
CAS Genderkompetenz in Migration und Globalisierung UNIBE CAS 1 year
Bachelor in Geowissenschaften UNIBAS BA/BLaw/BSc 3 years
Master in Geowissenschaften UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 3 semesters
CAS Global Health Diplomacy Graduate Institute CAS 6 months
CAS in Health of Populations affected by Humanitarian Emergencies CERAH CAS 7 weeks
CAS in Communication, Advocacy and Negotiation in Humanitarian Settings CERAH CAS 7 weeks
CAS Humanitarian Interpreting UNIGE CAS 2 to 4 semesters
CAS Designing Strategies and Projects for Humanitarian Action CERAH CAS 7 weeks
CAS Legal Environment of Humanitarian Action CERAH CAS 7 weeks
CAS People Management in Humanitarian Settings CERAH and UNIGE CAS 7 weeks