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2020 International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights Scholarships Program At Geneva Academy – Switzerland

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Applications are currently invited for the International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights Scholarships Program which will be made available to interested applicants who are seeking to study for a degree program at Geneva Academy – Switzerland.

The programme (60 ECTS) allows students to tailor their studies according to their particular interests. While core courses provide a firm grounding in public international law, IHL, international human rights law (IHRL) in armed conflict, international refugee law and international criminal law (ICL), optional courses explore cutting-edge issues like counter-terrorism, armed non-state actors, the rules governing the conduct of hostilities, the work of international courts and tribunals or the Islamic law of armed conflict.

Application Deadline: 31st January 2020

Eligible Countries: Non-western countries

To be taken at (country): Switzerland

Type: Masters

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: We offer partial and full scholarships for our LLM. Partial scholarships cover tuition fees. Full scholarships cover tuition fees and living expenses in Geneva for 10 months.

Duration of Programme: 10 months


  • Applicants must have a full degree in law
  • Applicants must have a strong academic record
  • Applicants must have a demonstrable interest in the subject matter of the programme (e.g. professional experience, internships, summer school, conferences attended, publications, etc.)
  • Applicants must have a strong command of English Language

How To Apply: You can apply via a straightforward online form. The online application comprises the following four steps:

  1. Decide whether to apply (1) without a scholarship, (2) with full scholarship; (3) with a partial scholarship
  2. Complete the application form
  3. Attach the required documents
  4. Submit your application

Make sure you have all the requested information and documents before starting your application!

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