September 2017 - August 2018
Application start 15 November 2016
Application end 28 February 2017
Application end (with scholarship) 30 January 2017
Sandra Pointet / Geneva Academy
Candidates must have:
Each application is considered in its entirety, including transcripts, extracurricular and voluntary activities, work experience, personal background, letters of recommendation, personal statement and language skills.
In considering each individual, the Admissions Committee seeks not only to identify characteristics that are important to academic success in the programme, but also other qualities that promote diversity and excellence in the student body.
Most courses are taught in English. Some exams can be taken in French and questions in class may be asked in either language. The LLM paper can be written in French.
The Geneva Academy was an essential step in my academic and professional career, since it enabled me to acquire the tools to face professional challenges and master the ‘language’ of international humanitarian law and human rights. After my LLM, I could present myself as a trustworthy candidate with a proven interest in the topics, and the knowledge of how to merge theory and practice in this field.
We are a leading education and research institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
Our LLM students have the opportunity to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors
We offer scholarships to outstanding students who are unable to secure the funding required to cover tuition fees and/or the cost of living in Geneva.
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.