Admission Criteria and Enrolment


Admission Criteria and Enrolment


The Master in Standardization, Social Regulation and Sustainable development is interdisciplinary and, in principle, welcomes all applicants from different fields of studies and disciplines. 

Bachelor's degree or equivalent title delivered by a Swiss University or a foreign institution fully accreditted by the Service des admission of the University of Geneva is mandatory.  Therefore, All applications must be submitted through the Service des admissions.  Please submit all documents before the deadlines (28 February for holders of Bachelor diplomas from a Non-Suisse University).  Graduates from Suisse Universities  Admissions until April 30.

In addition to the enrolment documents required by the University of Geneva, applicants must submit a motivation letter and the GRE general test (DI Code 0850) or GMAT scores (Master's code 651-QT-70). You may submit your scores directly to the institutional codes of the Master's program until April 30.

Graduates from the University of Geneva with GPA (average) higher than 5 do not to submit the GRE or GMAT exams.  TOEFL is still required.

TOEFL (code number 3607)/ IELTS or equivalent test is required since compulsory classes are taught in English. The latter requirement is waived for graduates of Anglophone universities or programmes. Students with no prior knowledge of French are eligible to apply. Work experience is recommended but not mandatory.

Applications are reviewed in their entirety and preliminary decisions are released via email in late May, early June each year. Final decisions are not released until all application components are received.


Please note the Faculty is now called Faculty of Sciences of Society

The information regarding the details about the enrolment and admissions please visit the admission's service:

For all further questions please contact:


Sinisa HADZIABDIC - Questions regarding content of the program and admission criteria

Uni Mail - Office 4324 - Master Coordinator

Office Hours Wednesdays between 14h00 and 17h00 - No announcement needed


Mathieu PETITE - Questions regarding rules and regulations of the program

Uni Mail - Office 5259 - Student's counselor (Conseiller aux études)

Filières : développement territorial, études genres, géographie, socioéconomie, sociologie, standardization.

Permanence téléphonique : de 10h00 à 11h30  Tél. +41 22 379 80 07