Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law (M TJ) at Geneva Academy

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Switzerland
Masters (MA)

1 year
Full time
 On-campus

Course description:

The Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (MTJ) is a one-year full-time postgraduate degree designed for highly qualified and open-minded candidates interested in acquiring high-level academic education and practice in the field of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law. Combining theoretical knowledge with real-world perspectives and a cross-disciplinary approach, it focuses on developing practical skills to address current challenges in this field. One of the very few courses on this subject world-wide, it focuses on strengthening interdisciplinary knowledge and preparing students for future professional activities.

School Department:

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Entry Requirements:

Candidates must have:

• A full degree in law (received by June at the latest) enabling the applicant to sit the bar exam in the relevant country; or another degree if the applicant has a significant amount of training in public international law and courses related to our programme (e.g. international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law).

• A strong academic record

• A demonstrable interest in the subject matter of the programme (e.g. internships, summer school, conferences attended, articles)

• A 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

• A passive knowledge of French is an asset as students might have to attend conferences and class presentations in French

Website:

Official Programme Website: https://www.geneva-academy.ch/masters/master-in-transitional-justice/admission/entry-requirements

Scholarships available:

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