Campus Life

The Geneva Academy brings together a vibrant, intimate and multicultural community of around 100 talented students, leading professors and key experts in the humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice fields.

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Living in Geneva

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Geneva

As the European headquarters of the United Nations and the most active location in the world for multilateral diplomacy, Geneva is home to dozens international organizations, more than 250 NGOs and 174 state representations, with 29,000 persons employed in this sector.

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Accomodation

Various accomodation options are available for our students. As Geneva has a reliable public transport system which extends to all parts of the city, and even to neighbouring towns in France, you do not necessarily need to live close to our campus.

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Student Life

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Student Council

The Geneva Academy Student Council promotes the interests and welfare of Geneva Academy students. This ensures they all enjoy the richest student experience possible during their stay in Geneva.

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Activities

Student life also extends beyond classrooms and libraries to the many social and cultural events and sports activities that take place throughout the year.

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Language Courses

While studying at the Geneva Academy, you can take a wide variety of French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese or Arabic language courses.

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Opening Lecture of the Academic Year: The Political Participation of Refugees and Other Displaced Persons in their Country of Nationality and in the Host State

10 October 2017, 18:15-19:45

In this opening lecture, Professor Geoff Gilbert will discuss how, as conflict and repression end and states move towards a period of transition, those who have been displaced can participate in the restoration process.

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Applications for our LLM and Master in Transitional Justice will Open on 20 November 2017

4 September 2017

Our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Master of Advances Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law are unique programmes that provide students with a solid legal background and practical tools to address contemporary challenges in these fields.