Global Alliance scholarships

Through the strategic partnership with the USI Università della Svizzera italiana, the Global Alliance provides a limited number of scholarships each year to the EMScom Executive Master of Science in Communications Management’s applicants living and working outside of Switzerland. With this initiative, the Global Alliance intends to strengthen the collaboration among international public relations and communication professionals, constantly advancing day-to-day practice and developing academic networks. Find out more on how to apply for the GA scholarships.


The scholarships are part of the Global Alliance's search for joint global standards while celebrating differences between markets and cultures.  "The members of the Global Alliance will benefit from promising communicators who seek both international education and a diverse network” said Gregor Halff, Chair of the Global Alliance. "Serving the strategic goals of the Global Alliance, the scholarship enables a limited number of participants to benefit from USI Università della Svizzera italiana’s renowned Executive Master of Science in Communications Management and its multinational faculty. We are confident these scholars will help us raise the standards of the communication profession in many parts of the world.”


The EMScom Executive Master of Science in Communications Management is an intensive part-time program designed for experienced communication professionals based in Lugano, Switzerland. The program cooperates with the UCLA Anderson School of Management and is held in conjunction with SMU Singapore Management University giving participants a unique opportunity to study side by side with Asian colleagues. EMScom’s professors are recognized experts at leading universities around the world. Sessions take place every other month and are easily combined with the demands of a career. The next edition of the EMScom program will be launched in March 2016.

Campuses USI (Lugano), Singapore Management University (Singapore), UCLA (Los Angeles)
Next cohort March 2016 - September 2017 with 9 residentials
Age range 30-55 years
Degree EMSc in Communications Management (60 ECTS)


For more information on how to apply, click here

Download the GA Scholarship application form