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September 2017 - August 2018
Application start 15 November 2016
Application end 5 March 2017
Application end (with scholarship) 30 January 2017

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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

  • Applications are open until 27 February 2017 (Late applications are considered until 5 March 2017)
  • Admitted students and those put on a waiting list will be informed as of April 2017
  • Non-admitted students will be informed at the latest by the end of May 2017

With scholarship

  • Applications are open until 30 January 2017
  • Admitted students and those put on a waiting list will be informed as of March 2017
  • Non-admitted students will be informed at the latest by the end of May 2017

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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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Studying at the Geneva Academy has been an incredible experience. I have been able to learn a lot from many great professors and academics in a friendly, supportive and constructive environment while being surrounded by friends sharing my interest in this field of law.

Claudia Maritano, British Red Cross Research Fellow on the joint British Red Cross / International Committee of the Red Cross project on customary international law

Laura Baron-mendoza, LLM student, in front of the Place du Bourg de Four in Geneva News

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

19 January 2017

In this interview, Laura Baron-Mendoza, currently enrolled in the LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.

Alexis Comninos, LLM student at the Geneva Academy, in front of the Bains des Pâquis News

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

11 January 2017

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