Applications for our LLM and Master in Transitional Justice will Open on 20 November 2017

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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.

LLM and MTJ Programmes

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:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Our FAQs address main questions related to our LLM and MTJ programmes, the admission procedure and living in Geneva:

Scholarships

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.

Admission

The admission sections provides detailed information about entry requirements, tuition fees, how to apply and application timelines:

Applications for the 2018 2019 Academic Year MTJ and LLM

A Four Steps Online Application Process

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:

  1. Decide whether to apply (1) without scholarship, (2) with full scholarship; (3) with partial scholarship
  2. Complete the application form
  3. Attach the required documents
  4. Submit your application

Application Deadlines

  • Applications without scholarship close on 28 February 2018 (late applications are considered until 5 March 2018)
  • Applications with scholarship close on 31 January 2018

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