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September 2019 - August 2020
Study Mode Full-time
Application start 19 November 2018
Application end 1 March 2019
Application end (with scholarship) 1 February 2019

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If you receive an offer, you cannot defer it to a later year. However, it is possible to reapply.

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Without scholarship

  • Application opens on 19 November 2018
  • Application closes on 1st March 2019 (Late applications are considered until 15 March 2019)
  • Admitted students and those put on a waiting list will be informed in April 2019
  • All non-admitted students will be informed at the latest by the end of May 2019

With scholarship

  • Application opens on 19 November 2018
  • Application closes on 1st February 2019
  • Admitted students and those put on a waiting list will be informed in April 2019
  • Non-admitted students will be informed at the latest by the end of May 2019

We make every effort to keep our admission process as swift as possible. Please note that due to the number of applications received we cannot reply to inquiries asking us to verify receipt of application materials or confirm application status. Thank you for your understanding.

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Our Campus

Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.

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Student Life

Our three master’s programmes are organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.

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Events

Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.

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The Geneva Academy equipped me to get my current job and do it effectively. It was a memorable experience and is still a key highlight in my career.

Judith Kiconco

Communication Responsible, International Committee of the Red Cross, Kampala Delegation

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Two Alumni Edit a Major Volume on International Humanitarian Law

9 October 2018

Two alumni of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Dražan Djukić and Niccolò Pons, are the editors of an important volume on international humanitarian law that has just been published by Brill Publishers.

The press is briefed by the representatives of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi, Palais des Nations. 5 September 2018 Event

International Humanitarian Law in the Work of United Nations Human Rights Bodies

2 November 2018, 13:15-14:45

This panel will focus on the practicalities of how international humanitarian law is used and the role it plays in the work of the UN human rights machinery.