Bachelor’s degree

40.03.01. Jurisprudence


International law and comparative law

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The educational program “International law and comparative law” is implemented together with the Moscow state law University named after O. E. Kutafin (MSLA) and the Moscow state Institute of international relations (University) Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO), Institute of legislation and comparative law under the Government of the Russian Federation (IZiSP), Swiss Academy for International Law (Geneva, Switzerland).

Admission is based on secondary General education based on the results of the Russian National Exam (Russian language, social studies, foreign language) evaluated on a hundred-point scale, and (or) on the results of entrance tests conducted by the Academy independently. On the basis of secondary professional or higher education – based on the results of entrance tests.

Competences and advantages


Study of legal disciplines in Geneva and Moscow under guidance of leading Russian and European professors:

  • 16 hours of language classes per week (“Geneva” semesters);
  • 240 hours of Legal English classes;
  • Final level in B2/C1 languages;
  • Internships in companies, banks, and international organizations in Switzerland, the EU, and Russia.

Upon successful completion of the joint educational program and completion of the curriculum, students receive a bachelor’s degree in the state standard of the Russian Federation in the field of “Jurisprudence” and a diploma from the Swiss Academy for International Law.


Internship is a mandatory element of the educational process, an opportunity to apply and consolidate the knowledge gained in professional activities. Swiss Academy for International Law students have a unique opportunity to complete internships not only in Russia, but also in Switzerland. Swiss Academy for International Law has an extensive database of partners that provide students with the opportunity to practice, such as:

  • United Nations (Geneva, Switzerland);
  • World intellectual property organization (Geneva, Switzerland);
  • World trade organization (Geneva, Switzerland);
  • International Federation Of The Red Cross (Geneva, Switzerland);
  • International atomic energy Agency OECD (Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France);
  • International Olympic Committee (Lausanne, Switzerland);
  • Swiss Institute of comparative law (Lausanne, Switzerland);
  • International criminal police organization (Lausanne, Switzerland).

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