Our Students

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We attract some of the most experienced and academically qualified students from all over the world. They share their expertise and discuss pressing concerns in the fields of international humanitarian law, human rights protection, international criminal law and transitional justice.

A Diverse and Multicultural Community

In order to make educational opportunities accessible to all, a good proportion of our students receive a partial or full scholarship. This allows talented young people with limited means to study at the Geneva Academy.

Access to a Broad Range of Services

As we are a joint centre of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the University of Geneva, our students are registered as students of both institutions and therefore benefit from their services, including access to sports and cultural activities, careers advice and language courses.

Portrait of Jörn Eiermann News

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

17 January 2019

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

Portrait of Anthoula Bourolias in the Library of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies News

MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law: What our Students Say

15 January 2019

In this interview, Anthoula Bourolias, currently enrolled in the Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (MTJ), tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.

The Geneva Academy provided me with the chance to get in touch with very distinguished international law practitioners and academics. It was a unique opportunity to meet the people behind the books I used to study and have discussions with them on a daily basis.

Brian Frenkel

Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva