Study the major challenges facing the contemporary international system, including new security threats and conflict resolution and prevention, in the international hub of Geneva.Based in Geneva, this program provides a thorough background in inte...
I learned so much about the European lifestyle, and I thought that I knew more than I did going into the program. Switzerland was much different than I expected.
- The University of Texas at Austin
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How to breakdown media reports to the appropriate representations given the media's background location, and how to navigate certain difficult political situations with geopolitical analysis. Also how important networking is for a career. It was worthwhile.
- University of Tulsa
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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.
Based in Geneva, this program provides a thorough background in international studies. Students examine the political, economic, security, strategic, and environmental dimensions of the rapidly evolving international system in the context of globalization. The program focuses on the strategies of international, supranational, and nongovernmental organizations in addressing current challenges to peace, stability, and sustainable development.
Major topics of study include:
- Politics of the European Union - Human rights and migration - Multilateral diplomacy - International security - The UN system - Geopolitics
SIT Study Abroad awards need-based scholarships and grants. We do not offer merit-based awards at this time. Average awards range between $500 and $5,000 for our semester programs, and between $500 and $3,000 for our summer programs. Our scholarships and grants are available to all students accepted into an SIT Study Abroad program irrespective of citizenship, national origin, or home school.
We do not require a separate scholarship application for each scholarship fund; eligible students will be evaluated for all funds for which they are eligible.
Please note: SIT Study Abroad scholarships and grants are only applicable to tuition and room/board fees billed by SIT Study Abroad. We do not award scholarships or grants to cover any other expenses, including, but not limited to, immunizations, visa fees, books, or study abroad fees charged by your home school. If your home school has an established billing agreement with us, it is your responsibility to communicate with your home school as to how your SIT scholarship or grant will be passed on to you by your home school.
For a list of available scholarships and grants, click here.
$500 - $5000
April 1 for summer programs – extended to June 1 for summer 2020
May 15 for fall programs — extended to June 1 for fall 2020
November 1 for spring programs
The SIT Study Abroad scholarship application process has been fully integrated into our online program application.
After ticking the scholarship box in the program application, please complete the following steps:
Provide us with the name and email address of a financial aid officer at your home school.
Electronically sign and date the FERPA release included as part of the application process. The financial aid officer at your school will be emailed a link to a secure web form where s/he will provide information about your financial aid at your home school