Guatamala, Day of commemoration of disappeared

Transitional Justice, Memory and Culture

The 2017 Transitional Justice Spring School (3–7 April 2017) will focus on the role of memory, history and culture in transitional processes.

South Lebanon, Tyre. “We will never forget you, my dear brother Mohammad Jamil Abbas.” This is one of the many messages written by the families of the missing and tied to olive trees

Gender in Transitional Justice

Our course on gender in transitional justice is open to external participants interested in deepening their expertise on this issue.

The Faculty

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

Christof Heyns

Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Pretoria

Rama Mani

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

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Clara Sandoval

Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, University of Essex, and Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network

Frank Haldemann

Assistant Professor at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva, and Co-Director of the Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Sévane Garibian

Swiss National Science Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Geneva and Associate Professor at the University of Neuchâtel

Andreas Auer

Professor Emeritus of Constitutional Law at the Universities of Geneva and Zurich

One of the strengths of the Geneva Academy’s Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is its comprehensive approach, bridging the gap between academic theory and professional practice.

Robert Roth

Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Criminal Law at the University of Geneva

Course Catalogue

The programme is structured around five 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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Clinical Work

The Master in Transitional Justice's clinical work comprises seminars that facilitate dialogue and critical reflection on specific situations, as well as research internships with leading actors.

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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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