Global Fellowship Initiative

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GCSP's Global Fellowship Initiative brings together a vibrant, multidisciplinary, multicultural and multigenerational network of like-minded experts from different horizons.

Interested? Discover our different types of fellowships, see if you are a candidate and apply for the programme!

GCSP Associate Fellows

Associate Fellows

A group of distinguished members – formally affiliated with the GCSP but based outside the Centre – sharing their experiences and expertise with the GCSP community through a range of activities.

Government Fellows

For mid-or high-level officials from government in between missions, preparing for a new position, or on sabbatical, interested in reflecting on previous experiences, discovering new ideas and preparing for upcoming challenges.


Designed for executives from a wide range of disciplines and sectors – including from business, academia, the media, non-profit, international organisations, arts, sciences or consultancies – wishing to benefit from the resources of an inspiring multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.

Doctoral Fellows

For recent or soon-to-be PhD graduates contemplating the opportunity to publish and teach in an inspiring multidisciplinary and multi-cultural environment.

Young Leaders in Foreign and Security Policy

For young professionals with at least 2 years of experience after graduation and outstanding merit in their field of expertise, wishing to open up their professional development opportunities.

Support the Global Fellowship Fund

In order to provide promising candidates the opportunity to take advantage of a fellowship opportunity at the GCSP.


Any questions? Want to apply? Please contact:
+41 (0)22 730 96 94

Prof. Vitaly Naumkin

"It is important to come to Geneva, to be unbiased and to share views between experts on civil wars and conflicts."

Prof. Vitaly Naumkin, GCSP Associate Fellow
Souad Mekhennet testimonial

"GCSP's motto Where knowledge meets experience really resonates with me."

Souad Mekhennet, GCSP Associate Fellow
Miguel Ángel Moratinos

“Diplomats are used at 10% of their potential.”

Miguel Ángel Moratinos, GCSP Associate Fellow
Jyoti Guptara

“Both the strategic location, and the calibre of people passing through GCSP, make for an empowering launchpad.”

Jyoti Guptara, GCSP's first Novelist-in-Residence
Jyoti Guptara

“With its Global Fellows, the GCSP has added to its identity as think tank and executive training centre the vibe of a start-up co-working hub.”

Jyoti Guptara, GCSP's first Novelist-in-Residence
Dr Jon Alterman

"One of the interesting things about Geneva is how many different voices you can bring in."

Dr Jon Alterman, GCSP Associate Fellow
Amb. Jean-David Levitte

“Geneva is a place where peace can be built, and where the suffering of the poorest and weakest is taken into account.”

Amb. Jean-David Levitte, GCSP Associate Fellow
Admiral James STAVRIDIS

“We are good at launching rockets but we need to get better at launching ideas.”

Adm (Retd) James Stavridis, GCSP Associate Fellow