UN Photo / Elma Okic
Our LLM students have the opportunity, during Spring Semester, to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with Geneva-based humanitarian and human rights actors. These include the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Commission of Jurists, or Geneva Call.
Places in this internship programme are limited and offered via a competitive selection process carried out by our partner organizations. For selected students, internships replace two optional courses and can be validated for 6 ECTS credits.
For the 2020–2021 academic year, we are offering students internships with the following institutions:*
*This list is subject to change.
During my LLM I interned with TRIAL International, working on universal jurisdiction and the TRIAL Watch database. Tracking down the prosecution of international crimes before domestic courts was a truly engaging task: justice happens oftentimes far from the spotlight, in lesser-known cases that demand our attention and deserve public recognition.
Enough Project/Laura Heaton
Our RULAC online portal provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of this conflict, including information about parties and applicable international law.
The first of a longer series aimed at producing a global comparative analysis, they provide a unique insight on how two armed non-State actors perceive international humanitarian law and some selected rules contained therein.
We have been conducting research for more than 10 years on armed non-State actors, and continue to do so via two leading projects.