For the 2020-2021 academic year, 18 practitioners will follow the programme in Geneva and 26 online.
For the upcoming 2020–2021 academic year, our 16 short courses in international law in armed conflict will also be offered online – in addition to taking place in Geneva.
This new section of our website provides information for current and incoming students about the organization of teaching and classes during the COVID–19 pandemic.
Discover what students and alumni say about this programme!
Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflict (RULAC) online portal provides a detailed analysis of this conflict, including information about parties, classification and applicable international law.
Co-published with the ICRC, they provide key guidance to States aiming to conduct investigations of IHL violations, but also to other bodies and individuals seeking a more detailed understanding of investigations in armed conflict.
Director of the Geneva Academy and Associate/SNF Professor at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
Professor of Public International Law at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
Head of Thematic Legal Advisers, Legal Division, International Committee of the Red Cross
President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our objective is to produce graduates who will be leaders in the humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice fields.
The Geneva Academy alumni community is made up of over 700 members who work worldwide in the humanitarian and human rights fields.
Courses cover the law of armed conflict, international human rights law and international criminal law, and also address current issues and challenges.
I really wanted to seriously deepen my knowledge to acquire the solid legal background much needed in the numerous international negotiations I was involved in. The Executive Master brought me that legal background and helped me feeling more confident in my daily work.