The CIDS's mission is to explore, understand, and inform about international dispute settlement; to independently study its developments, dynamics, and norms; and to educate future actors.


  • The CIDS is looking to recruit a Teaching Fellow in International Dispute Settlement. More information on this opportunity is available here. Kindly note that the deadline to apply for this opportunity is 20 May 2023.


MIDS Regulations (FR, EN)

MIDS Study Plan (FR)


The CIDS Council is the overarching body supervising both the CIDS and the MIDS. Half of its members are appointed by the University of Geneva, the other half by the Graduate Institute. The Council sets the strategy and oversees all matters regarding the functioning of the Center.

Prof. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

Prof. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler

Mr. Elliott Geisinger

Mr. Michael Schoell

Prof. Marcelo Kohen

Judge Abdulqawi A. Yusuf

Prof. Zachary Douglas



MIDS Alumni 2015









Graduate Institute of International and
Development Studies

IHEID Officielle



University of Geneva

Faculty of Law



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