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Clinical work is an essential part of the programme.
It exposes students to contemporary transitional justice issues and provides them with the necessary skills to work in the field.
Throughout the year, experts on transitional justice deliver lectures on key topics related to the daily work of practitioners. Lectures are complemented by seminars, during which students are asked to analyse and discuss situations in specific countries, such as Sri Lanka and Colombia.
Last month, students of our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law travelled to Nuremberg where they visited key transitional justice sites, met leading experts and exchanged with other students from Germany and Israel.
This course considers rule of law work from the perspective of the practitioner, using case studies, procurement documents and project reports to help participants understand how rule of law projects are developed and implemented in the field.
The Geneva Academy, represented by three LLM students – Yasmin Afina from Indonesia, Guillem Puri Plana from Spain and Noa Schreuer from Israel/Germany – reached the semi-finals of the prestigious 2018 Jean-Pictet Competition.
The programme is structured around five modules that cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.
The Transitional Justice Spring School is a special one-week course, open to external participants, that discusses cutting-edge issues in transitional justice
Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.
According to international rankings, Geneva offers an excellent quality of life and is one of the most popular places to live.
The Geneva Academy is uniquely positioned, with its proximity to the United Nations and other international bodies in Geneva, its expert faculty and its highly motivated, extraordinarily diverse, and very stimulating student body. It is extremely fulfilling to be part of it.