MAS - LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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
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
Co-ordinator
Dany DIOGO, Geneva Academy

Diploma jointly awarded by
the University of Geneva and the IHEID

6th edition

Duration
September 2018 to August 2019
4 days/week
60 ECTS credits

Application deadline
31 January 2018 (applications with scholarship request) /
28 February 2018 (applications without scholarship request)

Registration Fees fo Full Programme:
CHF 18'000
Chèque formation

Information
Geneva Academy
+41 (0)22 908 44 88
masters-inquiries(at)geneva-academy.ch

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