Portrait of Ely Cossio in from of the broken chair at the Place des Nations in Geneva News

MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law: What Our Students Say

18 January 2021

In this interview, Ely Cossio, currently enrolled in our MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, tells about the programme and life in Geneva

Portrait of Andrew Songa News

MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law: What our Alumni Say

7 December 2020

Andrew Songa serves as the Delegate to the African Union for the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH). In this interview, he tells about the programme and what it brought to his career.

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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