Internships

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Gain Experience with Leading Transitional Justice and Human Rights Actors

Our students have the opportunity, during Spring Semester, to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with leading actors and agencies in the field of transitional justice.

Places in this internship programme are limited and offered via a competitive selection process carried out by our partner organizations. For selected students, internships replace two optional courses and can be validated for 6 ECTS credits.

Internship Opportunities

For the 2021–2022 academic year, selected students will carry out a research internship with the following institutions:*

*This list is subject to change

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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Nelson Mandela Moot Court

Participation in this moot court allows students to put in practice the notions and legal tools they have learned in class. It is also an opportunity to explore issues of redress and accountability that form part of transitions following armed conflict or massive human rights abuses.

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Study Trip

In the second semester students have the opportunity to go on a study trip to learn about leading institutions and organizations active in the field of transitional justice.

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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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Studying at the Geneva Academy means having an easy access to the leading organizations dealing with conflict resolution and peace. You can either intern there or participate in the various side events they organize almost weekly.

Marija Ristic

Programme Director at Balkans Investigative Reporting Network