The university is located in Geneva at the heart of Europe, a hub for numerous international organizations, non-governmental organizations and multinational companies and the centre for dialogue on important current global issues. Geneva’s central location allows for easy travel (one hour by air) to major European cities such as London, Paris, Brussels and Milan.
Dynamic learning environment, combining theory
Students at IUG receive an education which combines theoretical instruction with practical experience. Professors bring extensive knowledge both from the academic world and from work experience in the public and private sectors.
The International University in Geneva specializes in degrees linked to business to help prepare students for successful careers in areas such as marketing, finance, human resources, international relations, communications and computer science.
Students have gone onto work in the banking, advertising, luxury, pharmaceutical and medical sectors as well as international organizations and non-governmental organizations. Many go onto run their family businesses.
Small classes with individual attention
The University ensures that classes are limited to a maximum of 30 students. Therefore, students are able to benefit from an interactive lesson with direct feedback from the Professors.
International exchange program
The International University in Geneva has established a network, developing a unique exchange programs with over 20 leading academic institutions worldwide. The program provides opportunities for students from universities within the IUG network in Europe, USA, Central and South America, Asia and the Middle East, to spend one semester at IUG and be credited at their institution. It also allows IUG students to spend one semester at another University and receive credit at IUG. With some universities, students may obtain a dual degree with IUG.
Through the multinational student body and faculty, students graduating from the University have a lifelong link, through alumni, to a global network of professionals in the public and private sectors.
Student benefit from the University's extensive international network in the public and private sectors. Through the faculty and the career counseling, the institution has acquired a vast network of contacts and a solid reputation in the international sector. Many students have received internships at international organizations or in the private sector.
In addition, the University has an excellent graduate employment record. University's academic degree courses provide graduates with transferable skills, as well as in-depth knowledge and experience in their chosen subject.
The IUG organizes various social events such as excursions to cities throughout Europe, ski holidays in Switzerland and beyond, as well as regular barbeques and evening events for students, and trips to other Universities as part of our vast exchange program with leading Universities.