Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Academic Opportunities as on 28th January 2014

Scholarships available for 2014-2015 dual degree programme Geneva-Cambridge - Deadline March 15

Vi Swiss member, the Graduate Institute, invites applications for a new programme that enables students to combine either the Master of International Affairs or the Master of Development Studies at the Graduate Institute with the Mid-Career Master of Public Administration at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Interested candidates with a minimum of seven years professional experience, must be admitted independently by each institution and meet the eligibility criteria of both. Students will spend their first year at the Graduate Institute in Geneva and their second at the Kennedy School in Cambridge.

Full scholarships, covering tuition fees as well as living expenses, will be granted every year to two students from each institution.

Applications must be submitted by March 15. For more information, visit the programme's website, or contact dualdegree@graduateinstitute.ch.

Partial scholarships at Master's in Spain - Deadline May 15

Vi core Spanish member, the University of Barcelona, is offering Vi members two partial scholarships for its "Master en Estudios Internacionales." The programme (October 2014 - November 2015) is aimed at postgraduate students who want to specialize in the study of the international society from a multidisciplinary perspective. Very good oral and written skills in Spanish are required. Part of the programme may be followed at a distance (as of June/July).

Interested candidates should fill out the application form and upload the required documents (in a .zip file) by May 15. To qualify for the scholarships, Vi members must enter "Virtual Institute scholarship" in the field titled "Observaciones." In the "Carta exposición de motivos por los cuales se desea realizar el Máster," please also indicate your interest in the scholarship.

For more information, contact mei@ub.edu.

Best regards,

Susana Olivares
Virtual Institute
UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Division on Globalization and Development Strategies
Palais des Nations
1211 Geneva 10 - Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 917 5823 Fax: +41-22 917 0050
Web: http://vi.unctad.org

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