MAS International Law in Armed Conflict
Period2 October 2017 - 1 June 2018
Registration deadline29 September 2017
CHF 980.- par module
- Acquire specialised knowledge concerning the legal framework applicable to armed conflicts including criminal proceedings, international negotiations or humanitarian interventions
- Develop analytical tools and improve expertise in international law
- Public International Law
- International Humanitarian Law
- Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict (including Refugee Law)
- International Criminal Law
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 International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva
Diploma delivered jointly with
This module comprises courses on the sources and subjects of public international law, sanctions in public international law, and the rules that govern the use of force in international law and the ‘Responsibility to Protect’.
This module comprises courses on the basic principles of international humanitarian law (IHL), the protection of persons and property in international armed conflict, the classification of armed conflicts and the law of non-international armed conflicts.
This module comprises courses on international refugee law, the interplay between IHL and human rights and peacebuilding in post-conflict situations.
This module comprises courses on international criminal law and the International Criminal Court and tribunals.
This extracurricular seminar, ahead of the main session of the Human Rights Council, allows participants to develop their network and acquire the necessary skills to lead and perform effectively in this major forum for human rights diplomacy.
Number of participants
The tuition fee for the Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict is CHF 18,000.-
To confirm their admission, students must pay a non-refundable deposit of CHF 3,000.- within a month of receiving an offer.
The remaining balance is payable in three equal instalments of CHF 5,000.-, due no later than 1 February, 1 June and 1 September respectively. Details of how to pay will be included in the admission letter.
Candidates who pay their tuition fee in full before 15 October receive a 10 percent discount (CHF 16,200.-).
Tuition fee for each short course is CHF 1,150.-
Annual training allowance
The Executive Master and its modules are eligible for an annual training allowance of up to 2,250 Swiss Francs by the Geneva Department for Education, Culture and Sport. Candidates meeting the criteria can contact our Student Office for further information.