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Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

12 months
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18399 EUR/year
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About

This Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law one-year full-time postgraduate degree at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights combines high-level academic education and real-world practice in the field of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law. 

Overview

One of the very few programmes on this subject worldwide, Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights combines theoretical and practice-oriented perspectives and equips students with the knowledge, tools and critical mindset to assist countries, societies and victims emerging from periods of conflict and repression and address complex transitional justice issues.

Features

Besides core courses that provide a firm grounding in the central theoretical and practical transitional justice issues, the programme allows students to tailor their studies to their particular interests via optional courses, internships, participation in a moot court and a series of extracurricular activities.

Throughout the year, students have access to a prestigious faculty composed of leading academics and renowned experts and practitioners working for international organizations and NGOs who are in touch with the latest developments and debates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transitional Justice
  • Victims and Human Rights Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Displacement and International Law
  • Peacebuilding
  • Truth Commissions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree in law or an equivalent degree in a field relevant to transitional justice (such as international relations, political science, philosophy, sociology, anthropology or history) if the applicant has a significant amount of training in public international law and courses related to our programme (e.g. international human rights law, international criminal law)
  • A solid academic record
  • A demonstrable interest in transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law (professional experience, internships, summer schools, conferences attended, publications, etc.)
  • A sound command of English. You must be able to show, via a recognized test, that your English is of a high enough standard to successfully engage with and complete your course at the Geneva Academy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18399 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18399 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    18399 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18399 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Full programme: 18,000 Swiss Francs

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

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Funding

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