Cover page of the book Autonomous Weapons: Law, Ethics, Policy Geneva Academy Wednesdays

Autonomous Weapon Systems: Ban or Regulate?

1 March 2017, 17:30-19:30

Should autonomous weapon systems be banned at the outset or is it possible to manage and regulate their development to ensure compliance with international humanitarian and human rights law? How to do so?

Annabelle Gagnon, LLM student at the Geneva Academy, in front of the Pointe de la Jonction in Geneva News

LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights: What our Students Say

26 January 2017

In this interview, Annabelle Gagnon-Bischoff, currently enrolled in the LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.

The Faculty

Paola Gaeta

Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Andrew Clapham

Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Marco Sassòli

Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva

Gloria Gaggioli

Assistant Professor and Grant Holder of Excellence at the University of Geneva

Cécile Aptel

Senior Legal Policy Adviser to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Associate Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Marko Milanovic

Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham School of Law

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Annyssa Bellal

Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law

The Geneva Academy LLM programme turned out to be the best year of my life. I not only had the opportunity to learn about international humanitarian law and human rights from some of the best scholars in the world, my participation in the LLM also left me with some of the best friends I ever made!

Stephanie Toye, Human Rights Lawyer, Just Rights

Course Catalogue

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.

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Military Briefings

This unique series of events relating to military institutions and the law aims to improve our students’ knowledge of military actors and operations.

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Moot Courts

Our LLM students can participate in two moot courts, the prestigious Jean-Pictet Competition on international humanitarian law and the Nuremberg Moot Court Competition.

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Internships

Our LLM students have the opportunity to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors

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