Olivier Chamard / Geneva Academy
The LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (LLM) is:
10 reasons for choosing the LLM at the Geneva Academy:
The Geneva Academy provided me with the chance to get in touch with very distinguished international law practitioners and academics. It was a unique opportunity to meet the people behind the books I used to study and have discussions with them on a daily basis.
During one week, Berta Fernández Rosón, Melina Fidelis Tzourou and Yulia Mogutova – currently enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights – represented the Geneva Academy at the 34th edition of the Jean-Pictet Competition that took place in Denpasar, Indonesia. They reached the finals of the competition.
As part of the programme’s annual study trip, students of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights travelled to Belgrade, Sarajevo and Budapest where they met experts and institutions who work in the fields of IHL, international human rights law and international criminal law.
Lisa Borden, a practising trial lawyer in the US for 30 years and currently enrolled in our LLM tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.