Our alumni Ezequiel Heffes and Manuel Ventura are the editors, along with Marcos Kotlik, of a new book published by Springer on international humanitarian law and non-state actors.
Every year, at the Graduation Ceremony, the Henry Dunant Research Prize, the Best LLM Paper Prize and the Best MTJ Paper Prize reward three students for their exceptional academic work.
Students of our LLM in IHL and Human Rights and MAS in Transitional Justice are starting their 2019–2020 academic year.
Students of our LLM spent most of their summer working on their LLM papers: around 20 pages to discuss a specific issue in IHL and human rights in armed conflict.
In this interview, our alumna Jelena Plamenac, an international humanitarian lawyer with over 10 years’ experience in practicing humanitarian and human rights law in international criminal justice systems and humanitarian organizations, tells us about the programme and what it brought to her career.
This event, co-organized with the ATLAS Network will feature prominent women in international law. Coming from different professional backgrounds, they will share their experience and advice through an interactive discussion.
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
Visiting Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel
Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Milano-Bicocca
President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
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!
Core courses provide a solid legal basis and understanding of public international law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international refugee law and international criminal law.
This unique series of events relating to military institutions and the law aims to improve our students’ knowledge of military actors and operations.
Our LLM students can participate in two moot courts, the prestigious Jean-Pictet Competition on international humanitarian law and the Nuremberg Moot Court Competition.
Our LLM students have the opportunity to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors