Few Places Left: Online Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

20 June 2023

Our online Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict is a part-time programme designed for professionals interested in acquiring a solid legal background to address the multiple challenges that arise in contemporary armed conflicts.

Designed for professionals with demanding jobs and responsibilities, it provides them with a solid legal background to address the multiple challenges that arise in humanitarian emergencies, human rights negotiations or criminal proceedings.

Few Places Left

We have a few places left for the coming academic year that will start at the end of September 2023.

If interested or want to apply, you can contact our colleague Ana Kilibarda (Ana.Kilibarda@geneva-academy.ch).

Online Information Session

You can also register to attend our online Open House that will take place on Tuesday 4 July (13:00–13:45 CET) to learn more about the programme, exchange with participants and alumni and discuss career opportunities.

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