Earn a bachelor's and master's degree, study a social science, and take your first steps toward a career — all in just five years.

About the Program

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Colgate has partnered with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, or IHEID, in Geneva, Switzerland, to offer students the chance to earn an AB from Colgate and an MA from IHEID in five years.

Only students currently enrolled at Colgate University are eligible for this program. Others are encouraged to contact IHEID directly to inquire about its graduate programs.


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Students in the program will spend their first three years at Colgate, then study at IHEID for the fall semester of their senior year. They will return to Colgate for another semester before graduating, and then spend a year earning their master's at IHEID.

For more details, contact Ed Fogarty, associate professor of political science, at efogarty@colgate.edu.

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The Maison de la Paix is one of the newest buildings on IHEID's campus.

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