Our alumni Ezequiel Heffes and Manuel Ventura are the editors, along with Marcos Kotlik, of a new book published by Springer on international humanitarian law and non-state actors.
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.
Discover what students and alumni say about this programme!
Lisa Borden, a practising trial lawyer in the US for 30 years and currently enrolled in our LLM tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.
Chiemelie Michael Agu is enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. He will travel to Bali, Indonesia to represent the Geneva Academy at the Anglophone Edition of the 2020 Jean-Pictet Competition – along with Melina Fidelis Tzourou and Yulia Mogutova.
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
Teaching at the Geneva Academy has been an extremely enriching experience, both as a professional and as a human being. The quality of courses taught in the context of the LLM is very high and allows students to gather a solid academic knowledge, as well as a critical appraisal of contemporary issues of international humanitarian, human rights and criminal law.
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