Award

Recognizing Exceptional Academic Work

Graduation Ceremony Graduation Ceremony

The Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (MTJ) promotes academic excellence and independent critical thinking. One of its core outputs is a master’s paper on a specific topic related to transitional justice, written under the guidance of a Faculty member.

Best MTJ Paper Prize

Awarded every year during the Graduation Ceremony, the Best MTJ Paper Prize distinguishes a graduating student for a master's paper of exceptional academic quality.

2021 Graduation Ceremony News

Three Prizes Distinguish Graduate Students for their Master’s Papers

8 November 2021

The Henry Dunant Research Prize, the Best LLM Paper Prize and the Best MTJ Paper Prize distinguished three graduating students for their exceptional academic work.

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2021 Graduation Ceremony News

89 Students Graduated from our Three Master’s Programmes

12 November 2021

89 students graduated last week from our three master’s programmes – 48 for our LLM in IHL and Human Rights, 27 for our MAS in Transitional Justice and 14 for our Executive Master.

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Syria,  Zabadani. A displaced couple return to their home with their daughter. His son and his family will move in once their apartment is restored. News

Our Students’ Say on Contemporary Humanitarian, Human Rights and Transitional Justice Challenges

22 October 2021

In around 20 pages students of our LLM and MAS in Transitional Justice investigated a subject of special interest to them and deepened their knowledge and expertise through research as well as exchanges with experts, scholars and practitioners.

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The programme was interdisciplinary. We not only heard legal perspectives about conflict resolution and dealing with the past but we also listened to talks from political scientists, artists, theologians, anthropologists or filmmakers.

Marija Ristic

Programme Director at Balkans Investigative Reporting Network

Core Courses

Core courses are mandatory and are spread over the two semesters. They cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.

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Internships

Internships allow our students to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with leading actors and agencies in the field of transitional justice.

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Our Campus

Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.

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Student Life

Our Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.

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