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2022 Graduation Ceremony

28 October 2022

We look forward to welcoming our graduating students, their friends, families and our professors to the 2022 Graduation Ceremony.

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Students Spend One Week in the Balkan for their Annual Study Trip

26 July 2022

Students of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights (LLM) and MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (MTJ) spent a week in the Balkans – Belgrade, Sarajevo and Srebrenica – where they met experts and institutions who work in the fields of IHL, human rights and transitional justice. 

The Faculty

Paola Gaeta

Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Clara Sandoval

Professor at the University of Essex School of Law and Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network

Howard Varney

Practicing Advocate at the Johannesburg Bar and Senior Programme Adviser at the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

One of the highlights of the programme is the phenomenal insights provided by the stellar panel of professors and human rights experts who encourage innovative thinking around this developing field of transitional justice, coupled with the diversity of opinion from within the class itself. The student body consists of authentic and passionate viewpoints from multiple jurisdictions, which I find particularly intriguing.

Sonali Wanigabaduge

2019–2020 MTJ Student

Core Courses

Core courses are mandatory and are spread over the two semesters. They cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.

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Internships

Internships allow our students to acquire first-hand professional experience via internships with leading actors and agencies in the field of transitional justice.

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Our Campus

Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.

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Student Life

Our Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.

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