A successful exercise with students pleadings online from Geneva, Australia and Lebanon!
Students pleaded online during the entire day of 25 April for Israel and for Palestine arguing that the side they represent has respected IHL while the adverse side has violated IHL.
Despite confinement, social distancing and a programme that is now entirely online, students pursue remotely their precious discussions and social life.
Discover what students and alumni say about this programme!
Join us online to discuss challenges for the right to access to information in times when most governments need to come up with strategies to mitigate the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Six out of the 18 chapters of the new Oxford Guide to International Humanitarian Law – edited by Ben Saul and Dapo Akande – have been written or co-written by Geneva Academy’s professors or experts.
Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva
Visiting Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel
Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Milano-Bicocca
President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
During my study at the Geneva Academy, I came to realize that international law is not just limited to theoretical issues. Professors who are teaching us are not just interpreting the theoretical dimensions but also sharing their practical experience.
Core courses provide a solid legal basis and understanding of public international law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international refugee law and international criminal law.
This unique series of events relating to military institutions and the law aims to improve our students’ knowledge of military actors and operations.
Our LLM students can participate in two moot courts, the prestigious Jean-Pictet Competition on international humanitarian law and the Nuremberg Moot Court Competition.
Our LLM students have the opportunity to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors