Regulations

Students of the Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict during a class Students of the Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict during a class

The ExMas Regulations (in French) establish the principles governing the organization of the Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict.

Why Choose the Geneva Academy?

The Geneva Academy is a leading education and research institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.

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Faculty

Our students have the opportunity to be taught by leading academics in the fields of international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.

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Course Catalogue

Courses cover the law of armed conflict, international human rights law and international criminal law, and also address current issues and challenges.

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Master Thesis

The Executive Master promotes academic excellence and independent critical thinking. One of its core outputs is a master’s thesis.

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The Geneva Academy offers a unique opportunity to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the main international law branches that are relevant for the protection of individuals in armed conflict and other situations of violence. The strong academic level of the students, the diversity of cultures represented in the programme and the richness of in-class discussions on contemporary legal issues makes teaching at the Geneva Academy a true pleasure.

Gloria Gaggioli

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

Safe and rescue operation of a boat in the Mediterranean Sea. IHL Talks

Search and Rescue Obligations in the Mediterranean Sea

26 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

This IHL Talk will discuss the legal framework and the main critical questions related to search and rescue in the Mediterranean Sea, using concrete cases and examples to illustrate current issues and challenges.

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Map of the RULAC online portal with the pop-up window of the non-international armed conflicts in DRC. News

Democratic Republic of the Congo: A Mapping of Non-International Armed Conflicts in Kivu, Kasai and Ituri

5 February 2019

The Democratic Republic of Congo has been affected by several armed conflicts in recent decades. The regions that have been most affected are Kivu, Kasai, and Ituri, although violence is widespread and affects the whole country. Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflict Online Portal (RULAC) provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of these conflicts, including information about parties.

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Map of the RULAC online portal with the pop-up window of the non-international armed conflicts in Mali. News

Mali: Several Non-International Armed Conflicts with Various Insurgent Groups

31 January 2019

Since 2012, the Government of Mali has engaged in multiple and overlapping non-international armed conflicts (NIACs) against various insurgent groups. Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflict online portal provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of these NIACs, including information about parties to these conflicts.

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