Olivier Chamard / Geneva Academy
4 September 2017
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:
During three days, students of our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law immersed, via a practical exercise and in the context of the 2019 Spring School, in the design and establishment of a truth commission to address past human rights abuses.
During one week, from 3 to 7 April 2017, the 33 participants in the first Transitional Justice Spring School discussed the roles of culture and memory in transitional justice contexts, a relatively unexplored field of transitional justice.
Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Albie Sachs, Former Judge of the South African Constitutional Court, will reflect on the current human rights challenges and how to move the human rights agenda forward.