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Lecture by Dominic Eggel, Ph.D.

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is one of the world窶冱 leading centers of teaching and research focusing on international relations and development issues.
We welcome 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
Time:
11:00-12:30
Place:
Room 8208
Theme:
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窶冱 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窶冱 most renowned schools of international affairs, the Graduate Institute is regularly quoted amongst Europe窶冱 best institutions in the field. It counts amongst its alumni Kofi Annan (former UN secretary general), Hans-Gert Pテカttering (former President of the European Parliament), Hernando de Soto (President of Peru窶冱 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.

Study programmes:
Interdisciplinary Masters in:
International Affairs
Development Studies
Masters and PhDs in:
Development Studies
Anthropology and Sociology of Development
Development Economics (PhD only)
International Economics
International History
International Law
International Relations/ Political Science
The Graduate Institute窶冱 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窶冱 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窶冱 major cities
Interdisciplinary Research Centers on global governance, migration, environment, human rights, security, health and trade.

Deadline for applications: 15th January