The Faculty

LLM students have the opportunity to be taught by leading academics in the fields of international humanitarian law and human rights.

Paola Gaeta

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

Andrew Clapham

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

Gloria Gaggioli

Assistant Professor and Grant Holder of Excellence at the University of Geneva

Noam Lubell

Swiss Chair of International Humanitarian Law at the Geneva Academy and Professor of Public International Law and Head of the School of Law at the University of Essex

Neus Torbisco-Casals

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

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Vincent Chetail

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

Andrea Bianchi

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

Gabriella Citroni

Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Milano-Bicocca

Frank Haldemann

Co-Director of the Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Nils Melzer

Swiss Human Rights Chair at the Geneva Academy

Eric Steinmyller

Consultant and Trainer on International Humanitarian Law and Maritime Law Enforcement Issues

Jérôme de Hemptinne

Lecturer at the Universities of Louvain, Strasbourg and Lille

Annyssa Bellal

Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law

Christophe Golay

Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

George Dvaladze

Teaching Assistant

Tom Gal

Teaching Assistant

Tadesse Kebebew

Teaching Assistant

Pavle Kilibarda

Teaching Assistant

Erin Maher

Teaching Assistant

Joshua Niyo

Teaching Assistant

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

Assistant Professor and Grant Holder of Excellence at the University of Geneva

Internships

Our LLM students have the opportunity to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors

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Moot Courts

Our LLM students can participate in two moot courts, the prestigious Jean-Pictet Competition on international humanitarian law and the Nuremberg Moot Court Competition.

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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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Research

Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.

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