Priyal Sepaha at the UN in Geneva News

LLM in IHL and Human Rights: What our Alumni Say

29 May 2024

Priyal Sepaha is an alumna of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. In this interview, she tells about her background, the programme and what it will bring to her career.

LLM Students News

LLM Students Address IHL Issues Arising from the 2008 Armed Conflict in South Ossetia

16 May 2024

Students from our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights took part in a pleading exercise on the 2008 South Ossetia armed conflict between Russia and Georgia.

The Faculty

Gloria Gaggioli

Director of the Geneva Academy and Associate/SNF Professor at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva

Marco Sassòli

Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva

Andrew Clapham

Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Vincent Chetail

President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Gabriella Citroni

Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Milano-Bicocca

Sareta Ashraph

Senior Legal Adviser, US Holocaust Memorial Museum and Center for Justice and Accountability

The Geneva Academy has been quite changing in many ways. This is where I acquired the skills I am using as a professional and this is where I developed the passion for what I am doing today.

Elvina Pothelet

Regional Legal Adviser for West Africa at International Committee of the Red Cross

Course Catalogue

Core courses provide a solid legal basis and understanding of public international law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international refugee law and international criminal law.

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Military Briefings

This unique series of events relating to military institutions and the law aims to improve our students’ knowledge of military actors and operations.

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Moot Courts

Our LLM students can participate in two moot courts, the prestigious Jean-Pictet Competition on international humanitarian law and the Nuremberg Moot Court Competition.

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Internships

Our LLM students acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors

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