Law

MAS Executive Master – International Law in Armed Conflict 2021

The Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict is one of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in the law of armed conflict offered today. Designed for professionals with demanding jobs and responsibilities, it provides strong theoretical and practical

Information

Period

October 2021 - August 2022
60 ECTS credits
Part-time programme.

Language

English

Format

Blended learning

Contact

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

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

13 September 2021

Fees:

  • CHF 18'000.-
  • CHF 1'250.- (short courses)

 

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development

Objectives

  • Acquire specialized knowledge concerning the legal framework applicable to armed conflict 
  • Develop analytical tools and improve expertise in international law

Audience

Diplomat, lawyer, legal adviser, judge, NGO staff, human rights advocate, media specialist, professional working in emergency situations, UN staff and staff from other international organizations

Programme

The programme is structured around 4 modules and the writting of a final Paper:

  • Public International Law
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Human Rights Law (including International Refugee Law)
  • International Criminal Law

 

Director(s)

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

Coordinator(s)

Dany DIOGO, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Diploma delivered jointly with

University of Geneva, IHEID
The Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict is one of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in the law of armed conflict offered today. Designed for professionals with demanding jobs and responsibilities, it provides strong theoretical and practical knowledge and responds to the growing need for specialists to address complex contemporary conflicts.

Pedagogical method

  • Nine months (October to June) and the writing of a final paper
  • World-renowned faculty
  • Conferences and seminars with leading experts

New features:

  • Distant learing

Admission criteria

Candidates must have:

  • Work experience in a relevant field
  • bachelor's degree
  • Proficiency in English: candidates whose mother tongue is not English must provide a certificate to prove their knowledge of English or a statement highlighting their solid background in English
  • valid visa or residence permit (only applicants who require a visa to enter the Schengen area)

Schedule

Courses take place from Wednesdays to Fridays at lunchtime (12:00 –14:00 CET) at our headquarters, Villa Moynier and online.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development

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