Foysal Quazi Omar in front of Quai Wilson in Geneva News

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

18 December 2017

In this interview, Quazi Omar Foysal, currently enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, tells us about the programme, teaching, life in Geneva and what he plans to do after.

Three members of the Geneva Academy Team for the 30th Edition of the Jean-Pictet Competition News

Three LLM students will represent the Geneva Academy at the 30th Edition of the Jean-Pictet Competition

12 December 2017

Three students of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights – Yasmin Afina, Guillem Adrià Puri Plana and Noa Schreuer – will represent the Geneva Academy at the 30th Edition of the 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

Gloria Gaggioli

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

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Noam Lubell

Swiss Chair of International Humanitarian Law at the Geneva Academy and Professor of Public International Law and Head of the School of Law at the University of Essex

Neus Torbisco-Casals

Visiting Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

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

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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Internships

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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