MAS - Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Objectives
Provide high-level academic education and real-world practice in the field of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law
Primary focus is placed on strengthening interdisciplinary knowledge and preparing students for future professional activities
Audience

Highly qualified and open-minded candidates
Candidates must hold a degree in law or an equivalent degree in a field relevant to transitional justice
Professional experience in a field related to the programme (professional experience, internship,
summer school, participation in conferences, publications, etc.)

Programme

Full-time programme:

  • Compulsory courses divided in five modules that cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law
  • A combination of clinical work, optional courses, internships with leading actors in the field of transitional justice, participation in a moot court and Transitional Justice Cafés
  • A Spring School
  • A study trip
  • A Master’s Paper
Directors
Prof. Frank HALDEMANN, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, a
joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies (IHEID),Geneva
Thomas UNGER, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies (IHEID), Geneva
Co-ordinator
Dany DIOGO, Geneva Academy
Diploma jointly awarded by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

3rd 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
Admission Office
Villa Moynier, Rue de Lausanne 120B - CP 67
CH 1211 Geneva
www.geneva-academy.ch/masters/master-in-transitional-justice
TJM(at)geneva-academy.ch

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