Description de la formation
6 mandatory modules:
- Public International Law in Armed Conflict
- International Humanitarian Law
- Human Rigths Law
- Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict
- International Criminal Law
- Refugee Law 4 optional modules
- LL.M. thesis
Core courses are taught in English. Exams can be taken in English or French and questions in class may be asked using either language. Students may ask to obtain the LL.M. diploma mentioning the French-English bilingualism if they pass at least two exams in French and write the LL.M. paper in French.
- To provide in-depth knowledge and legal expertise in international law applicable in times of armed conflict and other emergency situations.
- To provide a wide range of courses addressing various practical and theoretical issues related to international law in armed conflicts.
- To develop strong legal analysis skills relevant to a wide range of complex situations of violence.
- To develop both practical and theoretical legal approaches to issues related to international law in armed conflicts and other situations of violence.
- To provide opportunities for relevant and enriching internships in various Geneva based international organizations and NGOs.
- To prepare students for leadership roles in governments as well as international and non-governmental organizations.
Master d'une haute école universitaire
- Full degree in law, enabling the applicant to sit the bar exam in the relevant country (the degree must be received by June 2014 at the latest)
- High academic records
- A demonstrated interest in the subject matters of the programme (i.e., internships, summer school, conferences attended, etc.)
- A good background in public international law is strongly recommended
- Proficiency in English and strongly recommended passive knowledge of French (oral and written understanding) or proficiency in French and mandatory high passive knowledge of English (oral and written understanding). Students whose mother tongue is neither English or French have to demonstrate proficiency in one of the two languages and passive knowledge of the other (http://www.geneva-academy.ch/llm-master/prospective-students/admission).
People holding a full degree in law or with a strong background in law if holding a degree in another field. Candidates must demonstrate interest in the field of international law in times of armed conflict and other emergency situation. Candidates must be available 4 days a week to attend the programme.
Grants : http://www.geneva-academy.ch/llm-master/prospective-students/scholarships
Diplôme / examen
- Master of Advanced Studies MAS (incl. MBA, EMBA)
Students may ask to obtain the LL.M. diploma mentioning the French-English bilingualism if they pass the exams of the core courses in English, take at least two optional courses in French, including the related exams, and write the LL.M. paper in French.
Lieu / adresse
- Genève 21 (GE)
Début des cours
Durée de la formation
- En emploi
- A temps partiel
RemarquesApplication deadline: 15th January 2014
Renseignements / contact
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Tél.: +41 (0)22 908 44 88
Madame Nathalie Staffler