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Six out of the 18 chapters of this new reference book – edited by Ben Saul and Dapo Akande – have been written or co-written by Geneva Academy’s professors or experts.
Two students enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights – Marishet Mohammed Hamza from Ethiopia and Virginia Raffaeli from Italy – developed for the ICRC online casebook How does Law Protect in War? 26 practical cases that show how IHL applies in contemporary armed conflict.
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Following the easing of lockdown measures announced by the Swiss Federal Council, the Geneva Academy will gradually reopen its doors from Monday, 8 June.
Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Visiting Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Director of the Geneva Academy and Associate/SNF Professor at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
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
The professors, teaching assistants, staff and remarkable classmates are a source of continued inspiration to me not only because of their expertise and experience but also because of their genuine love for their work.
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