Our Students

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We attract some of the most experienced and academically qualified students from all over the world. They share their expertise and discuss pressing concerns in the fields of international humanitarian law, human rights protection, international criminal law and transitional justice.

A Diverse and Multicultural Community

In order to make educational opportunities accessible to all, a good proportion of our students receive a partial or full scholarship. This allows talented young people with limited means to study at the Geneva Academy.

Access to a Broad Range of Services

As we are a joint centre of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the University of Geneva, our students are registered as students of both institutions and therefore benefit from their services, including access to sports and cultural activities, careers advice and language courses.

Edward Millet at Uni Mail News

LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights: What our Students Say

10 January 2022

Edward Millett, enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.

Photo of Diana Cristina Corredor Gil on the top of the Grand Morillon Student Residence News

MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law: What our Students Say

20 December 2021

In this interview, Diana Cristina Corredor Gil tells us about the programme, what she plans to do after and life in Geneva.

At first, I thought distance learning was going to be an overwhelming challenge, but over time I have come to realize that it is almost the same as attending the classes in person as it was very interactive. It was particularly convenient in the situation of a global pandemic and time-saving for a person who is maintaining a full-time job as well.

Chantal Touma

Legal Adviser at the ICRC Legal Department in Damascus