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  • Locations: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning 
  • Restrictions: UConn applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 02/15/2022
02/22/2022 06/01/2022 07/13/2022
Summer 2023 02/15/2023 02/22/2023 06/05/2023 07/17/2023

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Program Description:
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SIT Study Abroad Switzerland: International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy (Summer)

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Study the major challenges facing the contemporary international system, including new security threats and conflict resolution and prevention, in the international hub of Geneva.

Program Highlights

  • Gain a thorough background in the evolution of multilateral diplomacy in contemporary international relations. Build networking skills and global contacts with international experts in the fields of diplomacy and international studies.
  • Learn the practicalities of multilateral diplomacy from experts at diverse academic and research institutes, the UN, and other international agencies.
  • Conduct an independent project in which you will examine in depth a topic of interest to you related to the program theme.
  • Live with a homestay family in the French-speaking canton of Vaud, immersing yourself in Francophone culture.
  • Enjoy access to institutional libraries, documentation centers, and think tanks containing excellent research material and information.
Please visit the SIT Study Abroad website for details on program courses (including syllabi), educational excursions, and housing.

Key Topics of Study

  • Multilateral diplomacy
  • International security
  • Geopolitics
  • International humanitarian law
  • Economic diplomacy
  • Environment diplomacy
  • International migration management

Money Matters

Be sure to discuss how study abroad costs are handled at your school with your study abroad advisor.  

SIT tuition and room and board fees include the following:

  • All educational costs, including educational excursions
  • All accommodations and meals for the full program duration
  • Transportation to and from the airport, and on all educational excursions
  • Health and accident insurance


  • SIT awards nearly $1.6 million in scholarships and grants annually.
  • All scholarships and grants are need-based.
  • Awards generally range from $500 to $5,000.  
  • Contact the financial aid and/or study abroad office(s) at your college or university to learn if your school’s scholarships and grants and federal and state aid programs can be applied to an SIT Study Abroad program.

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