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78 New Students Start their Academic Year in Geneva and Online

14 September 2020

The 78 students of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law are starting their classes this week, both in Geneva and online.

Poster of the 2020 Mandela Moot Court News

The Nelson Mandela Moot Court: an Immersive Experience in Human Rights Litigation

12 October 2020

The memorial that Charlotte and Sonali submitted to qualify for the oral rounds won the 7th place, out of 39 memorials submitted by English-language teams.

The Faculty

Frank Haldemann

Co-Director of the Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Thomas Unger

Co-Director of the Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Paola Gaeta

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

Christof Heyns

Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Pretoria

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Clara Sandoval

Professor at the University of Essex School of Law and Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network

Rama Mani

Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies and Councillor at the World Future Council

Howard Varney

Practicing Advocate at the Johannesburg Bar and Senior Programme Adviser at the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

More focused attention is needed today to meet the challenges of transitional justice. Critical normative and practical thinking is required to properly grasp and address what is at stake in societies emerging from conflict and authoritarian rule.

Pablo de Greiff

Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence

Core Courses

The programme is structured around six modules that cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.

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Practical Work

The Master in Transitional Justice combines high-level academic education with real-world practice, allowing students to develop the transferable skills necessary to succeed in the professional world.

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Our Campus

Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.

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Student Life

Our Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.

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