|Study location||Switzerland, Geneva|
|Nominal duration||12 months (90 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€21,000 per programme|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
– Undergraduate degree (Bachelor) from a recognized university or equivalent
– Grade transcripts
– Your CV or resume
– ID or passport copy
– One photo
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
International Humanitarian Law and International Law of Human Rights both form a major part of the body of Public International Law. Furthermore, International Humanitarian Law and International Law of Human rights are complementary. Both strive to protect the lives, health and dignity of individuals, albeit from a different angle. Humanitarian law applies in situations of armed conflict, whereas human rights protect the individual at all times, both in war and peace. Humanitarian law aims to protect people who do not or are no longer taking part in hostilities and its rules impose duties on all parties to a conflict. Human rights, being tailored primarily for peacetime, apply to everyone. Their principal goal is to protect individuals from arbitrary behavior by their own governments.
The duty to implement humanitarian law and human rights lies first and foremost with States. Humanitarian law obliges States to take practical and legal measures, such as enacting penal legislation and disseminating it. Similarly, States are bound by human rights law to accord national law with international obligations.
The International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Program is offered in English, brings 90 ECTS credits, and is organised into core courses and seminars. Earn your Master in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in 12 months or less while continuing to work and building your on-the-job experience. The program takes place On Campus.
The practical relevance and applicability of the curriculum are the focal points of this postgraduate program. The International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights course contents cover a broad spectrum of relevant management topics, such as corporate finance, global business environment, leadership, marketing and communications, supply chain management and strategy. During your studies, you will gain access to productive practice-based projects and learn how to apply the curriculum directly to real life situations.
All of the lectures follow high standards and are delivered by our professors. Our professors will keep you engaged, motivated and will provide high quality teaching experience in order to leverage your professional development and advance your career.
Our International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights program will help you prepare to assume senior level management roles in a variety of organizations and industries.
International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Program brings the following aspects to your career development:
Acquire a global orientation
Develop real-life problem solving abilities
Get a holistic and strategic understanding of international law
Acquire knowledge and practical tools for implementation and protection of human rights
Make a difference