The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is a joint centre of the University Of Geneva and The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. The academy provides postgraduate education, conducts academic legal research and policy studies, and organizes training courses and expert meeting son branches of international law that relate to situations of armed conflict, protracted violence, and protection of human rights.
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: International Students
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must possess a law degree or an equivalent degree.
English Language Requirements: Applicants must have a sound command of English. Students whose mother tongue is not English and who have not taken an English-taught bachelor’s or master’s degree or do not have at least two years’ professional or academic experience in an English-speaking environment must provide a certificate to prove their knowledge of English
Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue a postgraduate degree.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the following fields:
- LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (LLM)
- Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (M TJ).
Scholarship Benefits: The Geneva Academy offers partial and full scholarships. Applicants from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and Western Europe can only be considered for partial scholarships.
Nationality: International Student
Study Country Switzerland
- Scholarship requests must be submitted with the candidate’s application. When applying, you must choose between two tracks: application with scholarship (partial or full) or application without a scholarship. If you apply to both tracks, your application will be considered under the non-scholarship track.