Olivier Chamard / Geneva Academy
Our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (LLM) and Master of Advances Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (MTJ) are unique programmes that provide students with a solid legal background and practical tools to address contemporary challenges in these fields. Applications for the 2018-2019 classes will open on 20 November 2017.
Our LLM and MTJ are organized around small and intimate learning communities, creating an exceptional learning environment. Our students are taught by leading academics and practitioners in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
The application procedure requires a little time and effort. Please ensure that our programmes meet your aspirations, especially by examining their contents:
Our FAQs address main questions related to our LLM and MTJ programmes, the admission procedure and living in Geneva:
We offer partial and full scholarships for both programmes. Partial scholarships cover tuition fees. Full scholarships cover tuition fees and living expenses in Geneva for 10 months.
The admission sections provides detailed information about entry requirements, tuition fees, how to apply and application timelines:
You can apply via a straightforward online form.
Once you've chosen the programme you want to apply for, the online application is divided into the following four steps:
In this interview, Quazi Omar Foysal, currently enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, tells us about the programme, teaching, life in Geneva and what he plans to do after.
During one semester, as part of the course on transitional justice in practice, students of our MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law formulated policies to tackle one of the most challenging questions in transitional justice (TJ) work today: the role of TJ during conflict or early post-conflict situations.
We are delighted to invite all our alumni for the 2019 Alumni Gathering that will take place on Saturday 25 May 2019 in Geneva!
This short course introduces participants to the Islamic law of armed conflict and how it relates to the current conflicts in Muslim contexts. It examines the rules regulating the use of force during both international and non-international armed conflicts under classical Islamic law.