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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Tuition Fee

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The tuition fee for the LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is 18,000 Swiss Francs.

To confirm their admission, students must pay a non-refundable deposit of 3,000 Swiss Francs within a month of receiving an offer.

The remaining balance is payable in three equal instalments of 5,000 Swiss Francs, due no later than 1 September, 1 December and 1 February respectively. Details of how to pay will be included in the admission letter.

Having the opportunity to study at the Geneva Academy was a dream come true! While there, I had the opportunity to study with brilliant lawyers from diverse backgrounds and to be taught by some of the best professors in the field of international humanitarian law and international human rights law.

Judith Kiconco, Communication Officer, International Committee of the Red Cross, Kampala Delegation


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