The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is launching a new Master of Advanced Studies on Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (September 2016–August 2017).
Based in the heart of international Geneva, this one-year programme combines in-depth theoretical knowledge with ‘real world’ perspectives. The Faculty comprises leading scholars and practitioners working in the area of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law – including Professor William Schabas, Dr. Rama Mani and Professor Christof Heyns, UN Special Rapporteur extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.
One of the special features of the programme is a concern to link academic teaching and research with practical work and professionalizing activities. The programme offers students access to work experience in leading international agencies dedicated to transitional justice, human rights and rule of law concerns. Throughout the year, a transitional justice clinic will be held to serve as a platform for students to share their practical experiences and to facilitate dialogue and critical reflection on specific cases and situations.
The programme adopts a highly personalized approach to teaching and academic life by providing individualized guidance and one-to-one counseling for students, namely via personalized academic mentoring, career coaching and the coordination of internships.
For further information on the Master programme, see our new website: http://www.master-transitionaljustice.ch
31st March 2016 (applications without scholarship request)
29th February 2016 (applications with scholarship request)