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Clinical work is an essential part of the programme.
It exposes students to contemporary transitional justice issues and provides them with the necessary skills to work in the field.
Throughout the year, experts on transitional justice deliver lectures on key topics related to the daily work of practitioners. Lectures are complemented by seminars, during which students are asked to analyse and discuss situations in specific countries, such as Sri Lanka and Colombia.
In this interview, Emilie Di Grazia, currently enrolled in our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, tells us about the programme, teaching, life in Geneva and what she plans to do after.
The Transitional Justice Spring School 2018 aims to address the roles of memory and culture in transitional justice processes through an interdisciplinary, comprehensively structured high-quality one-week programme.
Students of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law will have the opportunity, during the Spring semester, to follow an optional course on the Islamic law of armed conflict. The course is also open to a limited number of external participants.
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.
The Transitional Justice Spring School is a special one-week course, open to external participants, that discusses cutting-edge issues in transitional justice
Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.
According to international rankings, Geneva offers an excellent quality of life and is one of the most popular places to live.
The Geneva Academy is uniquely positioned, with its proximity to the United Nations and other international bodies in Geneva, its expert faculty and its highly motivated, extraordinarily diverse, and very stimulating student body. It is extremely fulfilling to be part of it.