Image of the coronavirus News

Coronavirus: Information for our Community and Visitors

19 March 2020

This page, which is regularilly updated, details the implications of the current health situation for our community and visitors. Last update: 17 March 2020.

Portrait of Yulia Mogutova News

Meet our Pictet Team: Yulia Mogutova

25 February 2020

Yulia Mogutova is enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. From 7 to 14 March, she will travel to Bali, Indonesia to represent the Geneva Academy at the Anglophone Edition of the 2020 Jean-Pictet Competition – along with Chiemelie Michael Agu and Melina Fidelis Tzourou.

The Faculty

Paola Gaeta

Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Marco Sassòli

Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva

Neus Torbisco-Casals

Visiting Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Gloria Gaggioli

Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Gabriella Citroni

Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Milano-Bicocca

Nils Melzer

Swiss Human Rights Chair at the Geneva Academy

Vincent Chetail

President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Intense, comprehensive, rich and rewarding: the Geneva Academy’s LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is the foundation of all of my subsequent professional opportunities and, even several years on, the substance continues to inform my work on a daily basis.

David Tuck

Legal Adviser to the Operations for the Near and Middle East at the International Committee of the Red Cross

Course Catalogue

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.

Read more

Military Briefings

This unique series of events relating to military institutions and the law aims to improve our students’ knowledge of military actors and operations.

Read more

Moot Courts

Our LLM students can participate in two moot courts, the prestigious Jean-Pictet Competition on international humanitarian law and the Nuremberg Moot Court Competition.

Read more

Internships

Our LLM students have the opportunity to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors

Read more