Master of Science in Commodity Trading

Welcome to the Master of Science in Commodity Trading (former Master of Arts in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping) website. Created in 2008 with professionals through the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association, this unique academic programme has been designed to respond to a need identified by Geneva’s commodity trading, commodity finance, and shipping community itself.


Students must secure a part-time traineeship linked to Commodity Trading and in Switzerland before the first semester in order to start the master.  For more information click here


The Master is designed for young students with a Bachelor degree with no or less than 3 years of work experience.


If you have more than 3 years of work experience, in any field of expertise, you can apply to the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Commodity Trading (DAS). You will find more information on the website by clicking here

An innovative program

Developed with professionals, this innovative academic program for young students with a Bachelor Degree is conducted to best fit in with the demands of the commodity trading industry.

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News Master

Registration for September 2021 are now closed. For 2022, applications between 3 January to 28 February 2022



As of September 2021 : 90 ECTS with two semesters of courses and 12 months traineeship



All details on the Admissions at the University of Geneva see website


Master of Science in Commodity Trading videos


Presentation by the Director of the program, professors and professionals


Testimonials from 12th Intake students


Presentation by the Senior Program Manager


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