The Master of Arts in Digital International Relations and Diplomacy, offered in partnership with EU Business School in Geneva, is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the complex interplay between technology, diplomacy, and international affairs. The curriculum reflects the demands of rapidly changing global dynamics, incorporating insights into digital diplomacy, cyber security, data governance, and the influence of emerging technologies on international relations. The Master in Digital International Relations & Diplomacy focusses on the integration of emerging technologies with International Relations and Diplomacy, shaping leaders of the future for successful careers in international organizations, foreign services, policy-making, international business, and beyond, by equipping them with the analytical, strategic, and operational skills necessary to excel in the changing global political arena. 

At the Heart of Diplomacy in International Geneva

The EU Business School Geneva campus is located close to the world-famous Jet d’Eau and the Pont du Mont-Blanc in the center of Geneva, Europe’s financial and diplomatic capital.

Students will benefit from: 

  • Being at the very heart of Geneva, home to the highest number of international organizations in the world, including the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the World Health Organization and the International Committee of the Red Cross.
  • Gaining access to the inner workings of these world-famous organizations and institutions during company visits and networking events.
  • A tailored curriculum designed to prepare students for a variety of career opportunities in international organizations, foreign service, policy-making, international business, and other key areas
  • A mandatory internship placement where students explore real-world applications fostering their practical skills alongside academic excellence.

Faculty and Curriculum

EUBS's faculty is composed of highly qualified academics, entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. All courses are taught by lecturers with a wealth of practical experience in their fields.Teaching staff create a personalized and interactive learning environment that promotes and fosters the skills and knowledge required for a successful career in business.

The programme curriculum is tailored to provide a comprehensive understanding of international relations, coupled with hands-on experiences that mirror the dynamic challenges of the field. This dual approach not only enhances academic excellence but also equips students with the practical skills necessary for success in their future roles. The courses offered in this programme cover a wide range of topics, including the evolution of diplomacy, the diplomacy of big data and analytics, scenario management for the future, cross-cultural UX and public opinion, ethics in diplomacy, and new product development for growth, among others.


The degree awarded is a joint Master of Arts from UNITAR, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, and EU Business School Switzerland.

EU Business School (EUBS) - Established in 1973, EU Business School is an international, professionally accredited, high-ranking business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva and Munich. EUBS offers English-taught foundation, bachelor’s, master’s and MBA programmes in subjects fostering entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership and are highly sought-after by businesses. EUBS has been awarded a four-star rating in business school excellence by the world-renowned QS Stars Rating. EUBS small class sizes guarantee personalized and cooperative learning from a faculty of highly qualified academics, entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. EUBS has a multicultural student body and faculty with more than 100 nationalities and a 30,000-strong alumni network. Our intercampus and international exchange programs further enhance our students’ global experience.

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) provides innovative learning solutions to individuals, organizations and institutions to enhance global decision-making and support country-level action for shaping a better future. Created in 1963 to train and equip young diplomats from newly independent UN member states, UNITAR has acquired unique expertise and experience in designing and delivering a variety of training activities. It has become a leading institute in the provision of customized and creative learning solutions to institutions and individuals from both public and private sectors. 

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