Every year, at the Graduation Ceremony, the Henry Dunant Research Prize, the Best LLM Paper Prize and the Best MTJ Paper Prize reward three students for their exceptional academic work.
Students of our LLM in IHL and Human Rights and MAS in Transitional Justice are starting their 2019–2020 academic year.
Students of our LLM spent most of their summer working on their LLM papers: around 20 pages to discuss a specific issue in IHL and human rights in armed conflict.
Our Director Professor Marco Sassòli discusses the importance of the Geneva Conventions and our contribution to their implementation.
This event, hosted by the Geneva Academy, is part of the Axis of Protection: Human Rights in International Law Seminar Series 2019– 2020, co-convened by scholars from the Universities of Durham, Exeter, Reading and Oxford.
This Military Briefing will address, from a practical perspective, the legal review of new weapons and new challenges brought by the cyberspace, increasing autonomy but also the growing connections between different systems on the battlefield.
Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva
Visiting Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel
Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Milano-Bicocca
President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
The Geneva Academy has been quite changing in many ways. This is where I acquired the skills I am using as a professional and this is where I developed the passion for what I am doing today.
Core courses provide a solid legal basis and understanding of public international law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international refugee law and international criminal law.
This unique series of events relating to military institutions and the law aims to improve our students’ knowledge of military actors and operations.
Our LLM students can participate in two moot courts, the prestigious Jean-Pictet Competition on international humanitarian law and the Nuremberg Moot Court Competition.
Our LLM students have the opportunity to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors