MAS LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights – 2018

Reward

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Objectives

  • Provide advanced, comprehensive and practical training in international humanitarian law (IHL), international human rights law (IHRL) and international criminal law, as well as the interplay between them
  • Provide a solid exposure to practical work via internships with leading actors and participation in moot courts and public pleadings

Audience

Law school graduate with a solid academic record:

Candidate must hold a full degree in law or have a significant amount of training in public international law and courses related to the programme (e.g. international human rights law, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law)
Professional experience in a field related to the programme is preferable

Programme

5 core courses:

  • Public International Law
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • Refugee Law

A combination of optional courses and professionalising activities (internships with leading actors in the field of IHL and human rights, moot courts, public pleadings)

A study trip 

 LL.M. Paper

Director(s)

Prof. Robert ROTH, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Dany DIOGO, Geneva Academy

Diploma delivered jointly with

University of Geneva, IHEID

Duration

September 2018 - August 2019
60 ECTS credits
264 Teaching hours
Full-time programme

Language

Anglais

Format

Présentiel

Informations

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

28 February 2018
31 January 2018 for applicants applying for a scholarship. Late applications might be considered.

Fees

CHF 18'000

Number of participants

Le nombre de participants est adapté à la pédagogie choisie.