Olivier Chamard / Geneva Academy
Our students have the opportunity, during Spring Semester, to acquire first-hand professional experience via research internships with leading actors and agencies in the field of transitional justice. These include the International Center for Transitional Justice, Impunity Watch, and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Research internships are one of the four tracks that students can choose during Spring Semester. Places are limited and offered via a competitive selection process.
For the 2017–2018 academic year, selected students will carry out a research internship with the following institutions:*
*This list is subject to change
Last month, students of our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law travelled to Nuremberg where they visited key transitional justice sites, met leading experts and exchanged with other students from Germany and Israel.
This course considers rule of law work from the perspective of the practitioner, using case studies, procurement documents and project reports to help participants understand how rule of law projects are developed and implemented in the field.
The Geneva Academy, represented by three LLM students – Yasmin Afina from Indonesia, Guillem Puri Plana from Spain and Noa Schreuer from Israel/Germany – reached the semi-finals of the prestigious 2018 Jean-Pictet Competition.