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, Owiso Owiso, currently enrolled in our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.
The President of the UN Human Rights Council appointed Professor Andrew Clapham to serve as a member of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan charged with monitoring and assessing the human rights situation in the country.
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.