October 2017 - June 2018
Application start 1 March 2017
Application end 25 September 2017

How to Apply

Participants to a Geneva Academy's event on crimes against humanity Participants to a Geneva Academy's event on crimes against humanity

A straightforward Online Application

You can apply for the Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict via a straightforward, online form.

Please read the information in this section carefully before starting an application, as it will help ensure a quick and smooth application process.

Three Simple Steps

The online application is divided into the following three steps:

  1. Complete the application form
  2. Attach the required documents
  3. Submit your application

If you do not complete your application form in one go, a cookie will allow you to retrieve all the information you have provided if (1) you work from the same computer; (2) you haven’t refused the use of cookies when accessing the Geneva Academy website for the first time; (3) you haven’t refused cookies by adjusting the settings of your web browser.

The information you provide in the application form will be treated in the strictest confidence and will only be used by the Admissions Committee.

Required documents

All the documents required are specified in the online application form and have to be attached to your online application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The documents you have to provide with your application are:

  • An application letter
  • Your curriculum vitae
  • Copies of relevant degrees and diplomas
  • Proof of competence in English
  • A valid copy of your visa or residence permit (only candidates who need a visa to enter the Schengen area)

Please do not send original documents, as all submitted materials become the property of the Geneva Academy upon receipt. Documents cannot be returned to the applicant nor forwarded to other schools or agencies.

The President and the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court ( Geneva Academy Wednesdays

The International Criminal Court – At a Turning Point?

7 December 2016, 18:15-20:00

Numerous states have expressed their disappointment and enmity toward the International Criminal Court. What impact would these recent events have?

Human Rights Council: a general view of the room XX during the 31st regular opening of session, Geneva, Switzerland Event

Universality in the Human Rights Council

9 December 2016, 12:30-14:30

To commemorate Human Rights Day and the 10th Anniversary of the Human Rights Council, panelists at this event will explore how the HRC has developed the concept of universality and responded to the contemporary challenges to the universal application o