Mastering International Law in Armed Conflict: Explore our Online Short Courses

8 September 2023

For the 2023–2024 academic year, we offer 16 online short courses covering legal issues and topics relevant to armed conflicts.

Ranging from introductory courses to international law, international humanitarian law (IHL), international human rights law (IHRL) and international criminal law (ICL), they also address topical questions like counterterrorism, sanctions, the responsibility to protect or accountability for international crimes.

Two courses also delve into the practical application of IHL and IHRL, shedding light on the real-world challenges associated with their implementation and offering valuable perspectives on the practical implications of these legal frameworks.

‘As armed conflicts continue to evolve in complexity, it has become increasingly crucial for professionals operating within these environments to master the legal frameworks governing such situations. This expertise is essential for effectively navigating and mitigating the myriad challenges that inevitably surface in these dynamic contexts explains our Head of Education Dr Clotilde Pégorier.

A student holds the Geneva Conventions

A Customized Learning Approach

Participants have the flexibility to tailor their learning experience by selecting either a single specialized course or a combination of courses, beginning with introductory ones and progressing to ones that are more specialized. Given that these courses are offered annually, participants can distribute their learning journey across multiple years to suit their pace and preferences.

During Midday Hours

Every short course comprises six fully online sessions, each spanning two hours and scheduled conveniently during lunchtime from 12:00 to 14:00 CET. In case participants are unable to attend a live session, they have the option to access the recorded content at their convenience.

Integral to the Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

These concise courses are an integral component of our Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict. By enrolling in these short courses, participants become part of a community of dedicated professionals who are also pursuing this comprehensive programme.

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