Applicants are invited to apply for Full and Partial Scholarships funded by Geneva Academy in Switzerland. These scholarships are open for international applicants on the basis of competition.
The aim of the scholarships is to support students who are unable to secure the funding required to cover tuition fees and/or the cost of living in Geneva.
The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is a joint centre of the University Of Geneva and The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. The academy provides postgraduate education, conducts academic legal research and policy studies, and organizes training courses and expert meeting son branches of international law that relate to situations of armed conflict, protracted violence, and protection of human rights.
- Application Deadline: Applications will open on November 18, 2019, and closes on February 28, 2020
- Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue a postgraduate degree.
- Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the following fields:
- LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (LLM)
- Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (MTJ).
- Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict
- Scholarship Award: The Geneva Academy offers partial and full scholarships.
- Nationality: International
- Number of Scholarships: Not given
Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- Eligible Countries: Citizens from non-west countries
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must possess a law degree or an equivalent degree.
- English Language Requirements: Applicants must have a sound command of English. Students whose mother tongue is not English and who have not taken an English-taught bachelor’s or master’s degree or do not have at least two years’ professional or academic experience in an English-speaking environment must provide a certificate to prove their knowledge of English.
- How to Apply: Scholarship requests must be submitted with the candidate’s masters admission application. When applying to the LLM and the MTJ, you must choose between two tracks: application with scholarship (partial or full) or application without the scholarship.
- If you apply to both tracks, your application will be considered under the non-scholarship track. Successful applicants who choose only the non-scholarship track cannot subsequently be considered for a scholarship. When applying to the Executive Master, you must indicate, in the application form, whether you apply for a scholarship.