The Faculty

Participants in the Executive Master have the opportunity to be taught by leading academics in the fields of international law, international humanitarian law and international human rights law.

Marco Sassòli

Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva

Gloria Gaggioli

Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel

Robert Kolb

Professor of Public International Law at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva

Paola Gaeta

Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Vincent Chetail

President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Giovanni Distefano

Professor of International Law at the University of Neuchatel

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Olivier de Frouville

Professor of Public Law at the University of Paris 2 (Panthéon-Assas) and Director of the Paris Human Rights Center

Tarcisio Gazzini

Professor of international law at the University of East Anglia

Jérôme de Hemptinne

Lecturer at the Universities of Louvain, Strasbourg and Lille

Sandra Krähenmann

Thematic Legal Adviser, Geneva Call

Kamelia Kemileva

Co-Coordinator of the Geneva Human Rights Platform and Special Projects Manager

Lukas Hafner

Teaching Assistant

Öykü Irmakkesen

Teaching Assistant

Tadesse Kebebew

Teaching Assistant

Pavle Kilibarda

Teaching Assistant

Joshua Niyo

Teaching Assistant

How We Work

Our teaching enables specialists to apply legal frameworks to complex situations and challenging processes.

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Executive Education

We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.

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Events

Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.

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Alumni

The Geneva Academy alumni community is made up of over 700 members who work worldwide in the humanitarian and human rights fields.

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The Geneva Academy offers a unique opportunity to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the main international law branches that are relevant for the protection of individuals in armed conflict and other situations of violence. The strong academic level of the students, the diversity of cultures represented in the programme and the richness of in-class discussions on contemporary legal issues makes teaching at the Geneva Academy a true pleasure.

Gloria Gaggioli

Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel