This is to bring to the notice of the public that applications are now open for LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (2018–2019) Scholarships at Geneva Academy in Switzerland. The academy offers 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.

This one-year postgraduate degree course provides enhanced, all-inclusive and practical training in IHL, international human rights law (IHRL), international criminal law, as well as the interplay between them.

The Geneva Academy is a leading research and education institution in international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights (HR). Students enrolled at the Geneva Academy have the opportunity to be taught by leading academics in the field.

Description of Scholarship

Closing date for Applications: Application ends on March 1, 2019 and Application end (with scholarship) February 1, 2019.

Degree level: Scholarships are available to those who seek to study Postgraduate program.

Field of Study: Scholarships are awarded in the field of LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.

Scholarship Award: The academy offers 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.

Nationalities: Scholarships are available for International students.

Scholarship will be taken in Switzerland.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must have:

  • full degree in law(received by June at the latest) enabling the applicant to sit the bar exam in the relevant country; or another those who seek those who seek r degree if the applicant has a significant amount of training in public international law and courses related to our program (e.g. international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law)
  • strong academic record
  • demonstrable interest in the subject matter of the program(e.g. professional experience, internships, summer school, conferences attended, publications, etc.)
  • 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. This requirement does not apply if (1) your mother tongue is English; (2) you have taken an English-taught bachelor’s or master’s degree; (3) you have at least two years’ professional or academic experience in an English-speaking environment
  • passive knowledge of French is an assetas students might have to attend conferences and class presentations in French

Requirements for English Language: Applicants 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. This requirement does not apply if (1) your mother tongue is English; (2) you have taken an English-taught bachelor’s or master’s degree; (3) you have at least two years’ professional or academic experience in an English-speaking environment.

Procedures for Application

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via a straightforward online form. The online application is divided into the following four steps:

  1. Decide whether to apply (1) without scholarship, (2) with full scholarship; (3) with 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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