The faculty

Students of the Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law have the opportunity to be taught by leading academics and practitioners in the field of transitional justice.

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

Robert Roth

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

Sévane Garibian

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

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Andreas Auer

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

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

Clara Sandoval

Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, University of Essex, 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

Regula Ludi

Lecturer at the University of Fribourg and University of Zurich

Thomas Unger

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

Sandra Krähenmann

Research Fellow

Christophe Golay

Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Dorsey and Whitney Chair in Law at the University of Minnesota Law School and Professor of Law at the Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University

Nanci Adler

Professor of Memory, History, and Transitional Justice at the University of Amsterdam and Director of Research at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies

Christoph J. M. Safferling

Professor at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg

Pablo de Greiff

UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence

David Tolbert

President of the International Center for Transitional Justice

Pierre Hazan

Special Adviser on Transitional Justice at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Editorial Adviser at JusticeInfo.net and Associate Professor at the University of Neuchâtel

Mô Bleeker

Special Envoy and Head of the Task Force for Dealing with the Past and Prevention of Atrocities, and Special Envoy on Peace and Human Security, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

Alex Conte

Senior Law and Policy Adviser, ICJ Global Redress and Accountability Initiative

Elisabeth Baumgartner

Co-Head of the Dealing with the Past Programme at Swisspeace

Nicolas Mansfield

Director of Legal Programs at the East-West Management Institute

Julia Raue

Transitional Justice Adviser, Sri Lanka, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Clara Ramírez-Barat

Director of the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation’s Educational Policies Programme

Merilin Piipuu

Managing Director of the Museum of Occupations in Tallinn

Juan José Lozano

Swiss-Colombian Author and Filmmaker

Norbert Wühler

Leading Expert on Large-Scale Compensation and Property Restitution Programmes

Valentina Cadelo

Academic Coordinator and Teaching Assistant for the Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law