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International Law and International Humanitarian Law - Geneva Summer Schools

University of Geneva

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1479 EUR/module
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Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law. The presence of the United Nations, the WT Organization and many other international organizations and NGOs make it a buzzing place in the field. International Law and International Humanitarian Law - Geneva Summer Schools from University of Geneva summer course provides one of the easiest ways to have access to that world.

Overview

International Law and International Humanitarian Law - Geneva Summer Schools from University of Geneva is made for students who are intrigued by international law or marvel at its day-to-day interactions with international politics, affairs and business. This is the opportunity for such students to get a crash course to introduce them to this fast moving, intellectually thrilling and profoundly humane field of the law. The course is shaped so as to bring out the best of current issues in international law, while remaining accessible to non-specialists and seeking to broach the main principles of “International Law 101”, so as to allow enthusiasts to go further.

Students at International Law and International Humanitarian Law - Geneva Summer Schools from University of Geneva will:

  • have a general understanding of some of the cutting-edge issues in international law today. 
  • orient their future studies or refresh and extend existing knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Humanitarian Law today
  • Refugee law
  • Challenges of the International Criminal Court
  • Terrorism
  • Targeted killings
  • International humanitarian law and human rights
  • Sustainable development
  • Non-state actors
  • Politics of International Law
  • International dispute settlement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 5 days

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Module 1: 28 June - 9 July - 6 credits for 12 days
    • Module 2: 12 - 16 July - 3 credits for 5 days
    • Module 3: 28 June - 16 July - 9 credits for 19 days 

Language

English

Credits

3 ECTS

3, 6 or 9

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CV 
  • Motivation letter
  • Reference letter (professor, employer...etc) (to be uploaded as a pdf or word document): the reference comes from a professional or academic acquaintance.
  • Fill in the application form 
  • Language requirement
  • be enrolled as a student in a university level academic institution, or have completed a university degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1479 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1479 EUR per module during 5 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1479 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1479 EUR per module during 5 days.
  • Module 1: CHF 2100, UNIGE Students CHF 450
  • Module 2: CHF 1600, UNIGE Students CHF 350
  • Module 3: CHF 2600, UNIGE Students CHF 550

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

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