Group photo of LLM students during their study trip to Belgrade and Kosovo, at the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) News

LLM Study Trip to Belgrade and Kosovo

24 April 2017

From 31 March to 8 April 2017, our LLM students went on a nine-day study trip to Belgrade and Kosovo where they met with a wide range of leading actors in the region working on international humanitarian law, human rights, international criminal law, transitional justice, and migration.

Geneva Academy Team with their mascotte News

The Geneva Academy Team Reaches the Semi-Finals of the 2017 Jean-Pictet Competition

10 April 2017

Congratulations to the Geneva Academy team – Jemma Arman, Isabelle Gallino and Benjamin Tippett – for reaching the semi-finals of the prestigious 2017 Jean-Pictet Competition!

The Faculty

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

Marco Sassòli

Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva

Gloria Gaggioli

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

Cécile Aptel

Senior Legal Policy Adviser to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Associate Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Marko Milanovic

Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham School of Law

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Annyssa Bellal

Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law

While the focus is on humanitarian law in all its aspects, the LLM also provides a thorough base in other aspects of international law, which makes it a versatile degree that can lead to a wide variety of career paths, such as mine, working for the Belgian asylum office.

Eline Goovaerts, Protection Officer, Office of the Commissioner-General for Refugees and Stateless Persons, Brussels

Course Catalogue

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.

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Military Briefings

This unique series of events relating to military institutions and the law aims to improve our students’ knowledge of military actors and operations.

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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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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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