The Geneva Academy is a leading education and research institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice. We attract some of the most experienced and academically qualified students from around the world who are taught by leading academics and practitioners in the field.
Our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is one of the most innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in international humanitarian law and human rights offered in Europe today.
Luis Guillermo Pineda Rodas
Our Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is designed for young professionals who want to acquire high-level academic education and real-world practice in the field of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.
Our Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict is one of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in international humanitarian law and human rights offered today.
Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva
Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel
Professor at the University of Essex School of Law and Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network
Professor of Public International Law at the University of Nottingham School of Law
Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in Public International Law, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies and Councillor at the World Future Council
UN Photo / Elma Okic
Our LLM students have the opportunity to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors like the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Commission of Jurists, or the United Nations Children's Fund.
Demobilization of Burundian Military
Our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law combines high-level academic education with real-world practice. Different parts of the programme allow students to develop the transferable skills necessary to succeed in the professional world and take up responsibilities in these fields.
UN Photo/Pierre Albouy
This course focuses on the functioning and the mechanisms of the United Nations Human Rights Council, as well as on the dynamics at play in this major human rights body.
This course analyses the main international and regional norms governing the international protection of refugees. It notably examines the sources of international refugee law, including the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, and their interaction with human rights law and international humanitarian law.