The Supervisory Committee – composed of the Rector of the University of Geneva, the Director of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and of two professors nominated by them – is our main supervisory body. It nominates the Geneva Academy’s Director, approves our annual budget as well as all decisions related to the financing of the institution.
Rector, University of Geneva
Director, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.
From 14 to 20 November, flags with the Geneva Academy’s logo will be flying on the Mont-Blanc Bridge on the occasion of our 15th anniversary.
Since our creation 15 years ago, we've been led by five Directors: Professor Andrew Clapham, Professor Paola Gaeta, Professor Robert Roth, Professor Marco Sassòli and Professor Gloria Gaggioli. Discover our photo gallery where they tell what the Geneva Academy represents to them.
In and Around War(s) is a new podcast series of the Geneva Academy on contemporary legal issues related to wars.