Educational Costs

The rates for the academic year 2018-19 are listed below.

Since Webster's graduate programs run in 8-week terms (Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2 and Summer), there are five terms available per year.

Tuition for graduate students is charged per credit hour, with most courses equivalent to 3 credits.

One course (3 credits, studying 1 night / week for 8 weeks):  CHF 3'150
Two courses (6 credits, studying 2 nights / week for 8 weeks):  CHF 6'300

The standard pace of study is 2 nights per week.  At that pace, a 36-credit degree can be completed in about 14-16 months, including Summer term (or 18 months, if excluding Summer courses). 

TOTAL DEGREE COSTS

The following are 12 course degree programs (36 credits):  CHF 37'800

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
MA in Communications Management
MA in International Relations
MA in International and Non-Governmental Organizations (INGO)
MA in Management & Leadership

The following degree programs are priced due to different duration/format:

MA Counseling (48 credits):  CHF 50,400 
MA in International Relations and International & NGOs ("double major", 51 credits):  CHF 53,550 
Master en Gestion des Systèmes de Soins et de Santé:  CHF 21,960  (CHF 1,830 per course)

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Further details

  • Tuition is invoiced each 8-week term ("pay as you go")
  • You can study at your own pace (take a term off, or shift between 1 night per week and 2 nights per week, as needed)*
  • Tuition includes textbooks, special events, online library access, career services support, campus facilities (fitness, etc), but does not include any additional course fees for travel or technical/media equipment, etc
  • University-sponsored housing at Les Berges (in Geneva center-city along the Rhone river) is optional, and available for about CHF 1’000 per month.  For additional information, please see these Residential Life pages.

    * International (non-Swiss, non-EU students) must maintain studies at the pace of 2 courses per term (2 nights per week) during Fall and Spring terms, in order to maintain their residence permit on a student visa.

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Webster University Geneva offers a limited number of academic scholarships and/or financial aid grants to full-time graduate students (who study at the rate of 2 courses per term). Awards may cover from 10% to 50% of tuition.  According to University guidelines, academic scholarships or financial aid grants may not exceed 50% of tuition costs.

Requesting Financial 

Once accepted to Webster University Geneva, we recommend that you submit your financial aid form and supporting documents by April 1st.  The application form can be requested from the admissions office. Financial Aid information is kept confidential and separate from students' admission and academic records. The Scholarship Committee meets every year in May, July and January.

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Estimated Expenses for living in Geneva (for those planning to relocate):

Webster University Geneva’s approximated expenses related to life in Geneva per academic year (Fall and Spring semester) are as follows, in Swiss Francs, and provided for your personal planning:

Housing - 14'400 CHF*
Food - 10'000 CHF
Student health insurance - 1'000 CHF
City transportation - 600 CHF

* for those who live in Webster-sponsored housing, at approx. CHF 1200 per month

Deposit (following admission)

Once accepted, in order to confirm your intent to attend Webster University Geneva, the next step is to pay a deposit of CHF 1,500.-. This deposit will confirm your plan to enroll, and permit Webster to preregister you for courses. The deposit will be deducted from your first term tuition.  

Housing deposit (optional)

Graduate students may request housing in the Les Berges residence, situated in the center of Geneva. In order to reserve a place, we will kindly ask you to pay a deposit of CHF 1,000.-  

Bank Details

Please find below the bank details for transferring the tuition and housing deposit. Please make sure to indicate your name (applicants name) and your Webster student ID number.

Within Switzerland:
UBS SA
FONDATION WEBSTER
Account # 290052.00A
Clearing code: 0240
Swift (BIC): UBSWCHZH80A     

From outside Switzerland:
UBS SA
FONDATION WEBSTER
Account # 290052.00A
Code IBAN: CH98 0024 0240 2900 5200 A
Swift (BIC): UBSWCHZH80A

 

If you have any other questions please contact:


Jessica Geer

Graduate Admissions Representative
+41 22 959 8016
graduateadmissions@webster.ch