For admission to the program «International Law and Comparative Law», implemented jointly by the MGIMO University and Swiss School for International Relations, it is necessary to submit documents to the admission committee of the MGIMO University, Moscow, during the admission campaign.
Enrolment to the Programme at the International Law Faculty of the MGIMO University and the Swiss School for International Relations is based on the USE:
1. Foreign language (English or French),
2. Social sciences,
3. Russian language,
without an additional entrance test (written test in a foreign language).
Candidates for admission to the joint program are interviewed on social studies and tested in English to determine their level of training.
Admission to the program is based on a separate competition.
Training is provided on a contractual basis. Two separate contracts for the provision of paid educational services are concluded: with the MGIMO University and with the Swiss School for International Relations with tuition fees in accordance with each contract.
You can find out more about the application procedure here.
The Swiss School for International Relations offers various accommodation options in the centre of Geneva.
If you are planning to rent a flat for the duration of your studies, the Swiss School for International Relations is ready to assist you in finding and processing all documents.
Renting from us you will get:
When coming to study in Switzerland for a period exceeding 90 days a student, non-EU resident, shall acquire a national student entry D-type visa (even when he/she has an open tourist Schengen visa.)
The student entry visa shall give one the right to file for a residence permit.
To get a visa one shall need a set of documents.
The Swiss School for International Relations shall supply the student with all the necessary documentary confirmation.
At your request, our staff shall help you to complete the papers, check the set of documents, make an appointment for you with the Swiss Embassy at the place of your residence, and shall further support you following the document consideration procedure.
The Embassy shall dispatch your documents to Geneva Office cantonal de la population et des migrations (OCPM) for consideration.
The Embassy shall grant a visa only on receipt of the OCPM approval.
Note that the process may take approximately 6-12 weeks, thus the set of documents should be filed in advance (advisably not later than 4 months prior to the prospective entry date).