Full Tuition MEIG Master Scholarships – University of Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-20


The University of Geneva in Switzerland is delighted to give scholarship opportunity for Master of Advanced Studies on European and International Governance (MEIG Program) in the academic year 2019 – 2020. They offer 5 scholarships for MEIG participants from ODA-recipient countries according to the list established by OECD/DAC.

The Master of Advanced Studies in European and International Governance is planned for student and professionals who have obtained at least a Bachelor diploma. It aims to transfer knowledge about European and international governance, as well as to provide participants with the essential professional skills to become a leader in this specific field. The MEIG Program prepares participants for leading positions in global or national organizations (public and private sector) working on governance issues.

Description of Scholarship

Closing date for Applications: Second session: from November 30 to January 15, 2019 and Third Session: from January 15 to March 1, 2019
Course Level: The scholarship is available for those seeking to study Master degree program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study Master of Advanced Studies, European and International Governance.
Scholarship Award: A collection of different scholarships are offered to help cover tuition fees.
All candidates to the “European and International Governance” Master Program are qualified to apply for scholarships or financial aid. Scholarship requests for incoming participants must be submitted along with the candidate’s application. Financial needs are not taken into account in the evaluation of a candidate’s application for admission. The Program Directors evaluate only the scholarship or financial aid requests of admitted applicants.

If awarded, the amount of financial aid is calculated according to the applicant’s financial situation, as reported in the scholarship and financial aid application form. Applicants are encouraged to provide as much information as possible, to give a complete picture of their financial situation, as well as that of their parents and/or spouse.

According to the terms outlined in scholarship and financial aid application form, only a partial scholarship in the amount of Program’s fees is possible.

Nationality: Scholarships are available for students from all around the world.
Number of Scholarships: Applicants will be recruited until the limited places in the MEIG Programme are distributed and considering the date of arrival of the MEIG candidate application form. In this regard, kindly send your application as soon as possible. They offer 5 scholarships for MEIG participants from ODA-recipient countries according to the list established by OECD/DAC.

Scholarship will be taken in Switzerland



To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria;

The Master of Advanced Studies in European and International Governance is open to applicants who are willing to partake in the Program in its entirety or to participate only in one or some of the proposed modules.

To take part in the entire program or in the individual modules, applicants must:

  • Possess a valid academic degree, Bachelor or Master’s level or equivalent.
  • Be fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Professional Expertise in the field of study is a plus.

The number of places available is limited to a maximum of 30 per year for the full program.

Candidates to the MEIG Program will have to submit their application along with all the required documentation via email at meig-at-unige.ch or postal mail to our secretariat.

The Program directors may at any time require applicants to provide further information, in addition to the documents submitted as part of the application. An interview or a written test may supplement the admission procedure. Incomplete applications are not taken into consideration.


English Language Requirements

Applicants must be fluent written and spoken English.

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Procedures for Application

How to Apply

To apply for a scholarship or financial support, please complete and sign the scholarship and financial aid application form. In addition to this form, please submit the following supporting documents, translated into English, if necessary (English translations do not need to be officially certified for this purpose):

  1. Copies of official statements of income (your own and/or any other relevant persons, family members or other, whom you might call on for support);
  2. Official statement from a bank or other savings institution, and/or tax forms, indicating available funds and assets;
  3. Copies of responses to your other scholarship and/or loan requests, including from employers, if applicable.

To apply for the Program, applicants must submit a complete application file, containing the following documents:

  1. Completed and signed application form
  2. Curriculum vitae (in English) with a portrait photograph (Headshot)
  3. Copy of passport or ID (personal details page)
  4. Copy of the relevant academic diploma (latest one)
  5. Transcript of records (if available)
  6. Copy of certificates or other evidence of past and present professional positions
  7. Letter of motivation in English

Please do not send original documents or certificates.

Any documents that are not in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish must be accompanied by a certified translation.

There is no application fee.

The application form can be downloaded here and sent back to our office per email or postal mail.

We prefer to receive documents via e-mail. If you choose postal mail, please do not staple or bind the pages of your application.

Please submit your application file to: meig-at-unige.ch.

Click to view the Application Form

Visit the Scholarship Link for more information

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