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September 2025 - August 2026
Study Mode Full-time
Application start 4 November 2024
Application end 13 February 2025
Application end (with scholarship) 9 January 2025

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Tuition Fee

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The tuition fee for the LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is 18,000 Swiss Francs.

We offer a limited number of partial and full scholarships for the LLM. Partial scholarships cover tuition fees. Full scholarships cover tuition fees and living expenses in Geneva for 10 months. You can refer to the scholarship section for details about eligibility and application.

Admission Fee

In order for their applications to be reviewed, all applicants must submit within the week following the submission of their application a non-refundable admission fee of CHF 100 via this link.

Scholarships

We offer scholarships to outstanding students who are unable to secure the funding required to cover tuition fees and/or the cost of living in Geneva.

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Student Life

Our three master’s programmes are organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.

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Living in Geneva

According to international rankings, Geneva offers an excellent quality of life and is one of the most popular places to live.

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Career Opportunities

Our objective is to produce graduates who will be leaders in the humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice fields.

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I think the LLM at the Geneva Academy is an incredible opportunity to learn about humanitarian law, international criminal law and human rights, being challenged daily by professors who are internationally renowned experts.

Annabelle Gagnon-Bischoff

Bosco Ntaganda Defence Team, International Crimonal Court