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September 2018 - August 2019
Application start 20 November 2017
Application end 28 February 2018
Application end (with scholarship) 31 January 2018

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If you receive an offer, you cannot defer it to a later year. However, it is possible to reapply.

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Without scholarship

  • Application open on 20 November 2017
  • Applications close on 28 February 2018 (Late applications are considered until 5 March 2018)
  • Admitted students and those put on a waiting list will be informed as of April 2018
  • Non-admitted students will be informed at the latest by the end of May 2018

With scholarship

  • Application open on 20 November 2017
  • Applications close on 31 January 2018
  • Admitted students and those put on a waiting list will be informed as of March 2018
  • Non-admitted students will be informed at the latest by the end of May 2018

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The Geneva Academy LLM programme turned out to be the best year of my life. I not only had the opportunity to learn about international humanitarian law and human rights from some of the best scholars in the world, my participation in the LLM also left me with some of the best friends I ever made!

Stephanie Toye, Human Rights Lawyer, Just Rights

Laura Baron-mendoza, LLM student, in front of the Place du Bourg de Four in Geneva News

LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights: What our Students Say

19 January 2017

In this interview, Laura Baron-Mendoza, currently enrolled in the LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.

Alexis Comninos, LLM student at the Geneva Academy, in front of the Bains des Pâquis News

LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights: What our Students Say

11 January 2017

In this interview, Alexis Comninos, currently enrolled in the LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.