A part-time programme tailored for professionals who want to acquire a solid and comprehensive legal knowledge of the legal aspects of armed conflict.
While widely recognized as an authoritative reference point for the fight against impunity, the UN Principles to Combat Impunity have so far not received a systematic analysis. The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary fills this gap.
In this ground-breaking commentary, conducted under the auspices of the Geneva Academy, over sixty international law experts investigate the application of the Geneva Conventions and explain how they should be interpreted today.
31 May 2018, 09:00-16:00
1 June 2018, 09:00-16:00
The Geneva Academy, represented by three LLM students – Yasmin Afina from Indonesia, Guillem Puri Plana from Spain and Noa Schreuer from Israel/Germany – reached the semi-finals of the prestigious 2018 Jean-Pictet Competition.
Olivier Chamard / Geneva Academy
During one week, from 19 to 23 March, practitioners, scholars, experts and students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines discussed the roles that memory, culture and history play in dealing with a violent past and in preventing recurrence of atrocities.
We are a leading education and research institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
We attract some of the most experienced and academically qualified students from around the world who are taught by leading academics and practitioners in the field.
Our students have the opportunity to be taught by leading academics in the fields of international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
Our three master's programmes provide a solid foundation for careers in the humanitarian and human rights fields.
Our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is one of the most innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in international humanitarian law and human rights offered in Europe today.
Luis Guillermo Pineda Rodas
Our Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is designed for young professionals who want to acquire high-level academic education and real-world practice in the field of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.
Our Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict is one of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in international humanitarian law and human rights offered today.
Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.
Student life also extends beyond classrooms and libraries to the many social and cultural events and sports activities that take place throughout the year.
While studying at the Geneva Academy, you can take a wide variety of French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese or Arabic language courses.