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78 New Students Start their Academic Year in Geneva and Online

14 September 2020

The 78 students of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law are starting their classes this week, both in Geneva and online.

Poster of the 2020 Mandela Moot Court News

The Geneva Academy Team Qualifies for the Oral Rounds of the Mandela Moot Court

22 September 2020

Charlotte Volet and Sonali Wanigabaduge, enrolled in our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law during the 2019–2020 academic year, successfully qualified for the oral rounds of the Nelson Mandela moot court.

The Faculty

Frank Haldemann

Co-Director of the Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Thomas Unger

Co-Director of the Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Paola Gaeta

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

Christof Heyns

Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Pretoria

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Clara Sandoval

Professor at the University of Essex School of Law and Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network

Rama Mani

Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies and Councillor at the World Future Council

Howard Varney

Practicing Advocate at the Johannesburg Bar and Senior Programme Adviser at the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

For me as a practitioner, the Master in Transitional Justice not only allowed me to acquire a more solid legal background in criminal justice, theories of transitional justice or international human rights law, but it also provided me with a more holistic view on transitional justice and new perspectives I can use daily in my work.

Marija Ristic

Programme Director at Balkans Investigative Reporting Network

Core Courses

The programme is structured around six modules that cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.

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Practical Work

The Master in Transitional Justice combines high-level academic education with real-world practice, allowing students to develop the transferable skills necessary to succeed in the professional world.

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Our Campus

Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.

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Student Life

Our Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.

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