September 2024 - August 2025
Study Mode Full-time
Application start 27 November 2023
Application end 24 February 2024
Application end (with scholarship) 26 January 2024
If you receive an offer, you cannot defer it to a later year. However, it is possible to reapply.
Olivier Chamard / Geneva Academy
We make every effort to keep our admission process as swift as possible. Please note that due to the number of applications received we cannot reply to inquiries asking us to verify receipt of application materials or confirm application status. Thank you for your understanding.
During the year, our students benefit from the Career Services of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.
Our three master’s programmes are organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.
Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.
The Geneva Academy offers an exceptional quality of training in international humanitarian law, international human rights law, public international law, refugee law, and international criminal law. The interdisciplinarity and rigour of this programme greatly contributed to my professional development, both at the international criminal tribunals in the Hague and at the ICRC.
Tamara Aburamadan, currently enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.
Katja Schöberl is the IHL Legal Adviser for the German Red Cross in Berlin. In this interview, she tells about the programme and what it brought to her career.