Admission One application - two Master's degrees: Apply directly to the Dual Degree Programme in International Affairs Prospective students can apply directly to this prestigious dual degree programme offered jointly with The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Successful candidates will spend their first year in Medford, near Boston, studying in the Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD). During their second year, they will pursue the Master of Arts in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) at HSG. Admission criteria Academic transcripts of all previous degrees Standardised Test Score Report (GRE or GMAT) Proof of proficiency in English (TOEFL or IELTS) Curriculum vitae Personal statement (motivation letter) One essay Two letters of recommendation (a third letter is optional) For details on any of the required documents, please refer to Fletcher's application requirements (see link). Selection process The application deadline for a start in the fall semester 2018 ends on 10 February 2018. Apply directly and online via The Fletcher School’s admissions website (see link). Participants are admitted by a joint committee of representatives of The Fletcher School and MIA-HSG. Important: Application process for current MIA students only (fall 2017): For the last time this fall, prospective dual degree students can apply during their first semester enrolled in the MIA programme. Participants are short-listed by MIA programme directors and subsequently admitted by the Admissions Office of The Fletcher School. Admission criteria Academic achievement Motivation and extracurricular activities Proficiency in English Application documents Applications for MIA's dual degree programmes will be carried out via "Mobility Online". This online tool is open for DDP applications from 1 to 19 October (see quick links on the right). Please upload the following documents in English: Letter of motivation Curriculum vitae Copy of official transcripts for every completed year of study, including any diplomas Two letters of recommendation (see Downloads: either submitted in a sealed envelope or sent directly by the referee per e-mail) TOEFL test results as proof of language proficiency GRE or GMAT testscore Selection process We will prepare a short-list of candidates and forward our recommendations to the Admissions Office of The Fletcher School. Application deadlines The following deadlines apply for DDP applications: Registration for language test (see link, “TOEFL”) - please ensure you register early! TOEFL test, can be taken at HSG Testing Center (for dates see link, “HSG Language Center") Submission of application documents via "Mobility Online" (1 September - 19 October 2017) Interviews with selection committee: 24 October 2017 Notification of short-list: by late October 2017 Completion of Fletcher's online application: by 15 November 2017 Final decision by Fletcher's Admissions Office by mid December 2017 Impressions and application tips The Fletcher School: impressions and application tips by previous DDP students (see Downloads).