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September 2020 - August 2021
Study Mode Full-time
Application start 18 November 2019
Application end 28 February 2020
Application end (with scholarship) 31 January 2020

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Our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (MTJ) is one of the very few courses on this subject worldwide. It is structured around the following four components.

CORE COURSES

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

SPRING TERM TRACKS

During the Spring Semester, three different tracks – Thematic Focus, Clinical Work or Academic Research – allow students to tailor their studies according to their particular interests. Allocation of places in the different tracks is based on a competitive selection process.

MASTER’S PAPER

The master’s paper gives students an opportunity to investigate a subject of special interest to them, deepening their knowledge and expertise through research as well as exchanges with experts, scholars and practitioners.

STUDY TRIP

In the second semester students have the opportunity to go on a study trip to familiarize themselves with the history of transitional justice.

Portrait of Tania Bonilla Matiz News

MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law: What Alumni Say

21 January 2020

Tania Bonilla Matiz is a Professional Advisor at Colombia's Special Jurisdiction for Peace. She tells us about the programme and what it brought to her career.

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Portrait of Sonali Wanigabaduge News

MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law: What our Students Say

6 January 2020

In this interview, Sonali Wanigabaduge, who is enrolled in our Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.

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Portrait of Marie-Charlotte Beaudry News

MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law: What our Alumni Say

12 December 2019

Marie-Charlotte Beaudry works as a Human Rights Officer/Women Protection Advisor at the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) in Bangui.  She tells us about the programme and what it brought to her career.

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Core Courses

The programme is structured around six modules that cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.

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Practical Work

The Master in Transitional Justice combines high-level academic education with real-world practice, allowing students to develop the transferable skills necessary to succeed in the professional world.

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Study Trip

In the second semester students have the opportunity to go on a study trip to learn about leading institutions and organizations active in the field of transitional justice.

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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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