Research Internships

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Our students have the opportunity, during Spring Semester, to acquire first-hand professional experience via research internships with leading actors and agencies in the field of transitional justice. These include the International Center for Transitional Justice, Impunity Watch, and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Research internships are one of the four tracks that students can choose during Spring Semester. Places are limited and offered via a competitive selection process.

For the 2017–2018 academic year, selected students will carry out a research internship with the following institutions:*

*This list is subject to change

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The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary

27 March 2018

This new book, edited by the two Co-Directors of our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, Frank Haldemann and Thomas Unger, provides an unmatched analysis of the United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity.

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Drawing of soldiers on a wall Short Course

Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Institutional Reform

7 March - 4 May 2018

This course explores the international dimension of the rule of law and its promotion in transitional contexts, focusing on institutional reform and guarantees of non-recurrence. The course also looks at the role of the international community and civil society in rule of law reform.

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The Geneva Academy Team Reaches the Semi-Finals of the 2018 Jean-Pictet Competition

10 April 2018

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.

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