As Head of Education, Dr Pégorier will coordinate our master’s programmes and executive education, and lead our Student Office.
Discover what students and alumni say about this programme!
In this opening lecture of the 2023–2024 academic year, Professor Hélène Tigroudja will discuss how UN human rights mechanisms address cases or situations that arise during armed conflicts.
Sandra Pointet/Geneva Academy
We organize online Q&A information sessions for prospective students interested in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law.
Director of the Geneva Academy and Associate/SNF Professor at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Milano-Bicocca
Senior Legal Adviser, US Holocaust Memorial Museum and Center for Justice and Accountability
Studying at the Geneva Academy was one of the greatest experiences I have ever had in my life. It allowed me to meet with colleagues from all around the world with whom I share common interests and values, and to study with those professors whose books everyone refers to. It enabled me to acquire tools to address professional challenges.
Core courses provide a solid legal basis and understanding of public international law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international refugee law and international criminal law.
This unique series of events relating to military institutions and the law aims to improve our students’ knowledge of military actors and operations.
Our LLM students can participate in two moot courts, the prestigious Jean-Pictet Competition on international humanitarian law and the Nuremberg Moot Court Competition.
Our LLM students have the opportunity to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors