LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS)

Provide the opportunity for in-depth study of all aspects of dispute settlement in the international arena, across the divide of public and private, with an emphasis on today's most relevant fields such as commercial and investment arbitration, and ICJ and WTO dispute settlement procedures
Recent law school graduate, lawyer working in law firm, government, international organization or NGO, judge or doctoral student. The programme seeks to enrol candidates from a variety of countries, backgrounds and career plans
A typical curriculum includes: 2 general courses providing a comprehensive overview of international dispute settlement • 8 intensive courses from a choice of fourteen (on topics such as international investment arbitration, WTO dispute settlement, arbitration in the United States and negotiation) • 2 optional courses drawn from a list of about thirty relating to international dispute settlement • Weekly tutorials held in small groups • Workshops on Legal Writing, Mediation, Witness Examination, and Financial Damage Analysis • Several high-profile public lectures and specialized seminars specifically organized for the programme • Conferences in Switzerland and abroad • Visits to arbitral institutions in Paris and The Hague
LL.M. thesis
Prof. Gabrielle KAUFMANN-KOHLER, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva
Diego GUTIERREZ and Evelyne BRYDEN, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)
Diploma jointly awarded by the University of Geneva and the IHEID
10th edition

September 2017 to August 2018
one-year full-time graduate programme
65 ECTS credits

Application deadline
3 February 2017

Registration fee
CHF 25'000.-
Chèque formation

Evelyne Bryden
+41 (0)22 908 44 86

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