Switzerland: Fully Funded and Partially Funded Scholarship at the Geneva Academy for International Students, 2018

Europe, International, Law, Masters, Scholarships


The Geneva Academy is offering 2 full scholarships and 3 partial scholarships for international students. Scholarships are awarded for LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (LLM) and Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (M TJ).

The Geneva Academy of international Humanitarian Law and Human Rights provides post-graduate education, conducts academic legal research and policy studies, and organizes training courses and expert meetings.


The Geneva Academy/ Switzerland


January 31, 2018


The Geneva Academy

Scholarship Benefits

University offers partial and full scholarships for both programmes. Partial scholarships cover tuition fees. Full scholarships cover tuition fees and living expenses in Geneva for 10 months.

Course Level

Masters Degree

Study Subject

LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (LLM)

Eligibility Requirement

LLM Programme: The LLM is open to candidates who have a full degree in law; a demonstrable interest in IHL and HR (i.e. internships, summer school, conferences attended, etc.); a good background in public international law and a sound command of English. A passive knowledge of French is an asset.
MTJ Programme: University is looking for students who possess a law degree or an equivalent degree relevant to transitional justice (such as international relations, political science, sociology, anthropology or history); have a demonstrable interest in legal issues related to transitional justice and are proficient in English. Practical experience and a command of French are an asset.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.


10 months

Application Procedure



Students can apply via a straightforward online form. Once students have chosen the programme they want to apply for, the online application is divided into the following four steps:

  • Decide whether to apply (1) without scholarship, (2) with full scholarship; (3) with partial scholarship
  • Complete the application form
  • Attach the required documents
  • Submit your application

Scholarship Link

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  • My name is Damtew Dawit. I’m from Ethiopia and I have BA degree in Language and Literature/Sidaama Language and Literature. If I have a chance of scholarship from you, I prefer to study:
    1. MA in Linguistics
    2. MA in Journalism and Mass Communication
    3. MA in Literature and other related fields. I would like to say you thank you very for your support.

  • My name is ASIMIRE NELSON.Iam from Uganda i hold bachelors degree of laws. I wish to do masters in IHL and HR. Ialso request for a fully funded scholarship,thank you.

  • My name is Ehiagwina Oseikhuemen I am from Nigeria.I have a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration.I am interested in the master’s degree study.

  • hi i am Mawuena, i am a holder of a bachelor of arts and languages and need a scholarship in your high esteem university to further my education and be a plus to the out growth of any institution

  • My name is Tesfaye Abera from Ethiopia. I have BSC in electrical and computer engineering . If there is admission apportunity of master let you help me please. Since i am from Africa.

  • i am a holder of a bachelor of science and i need a scholarship in your high esteem university to further my education and be a plus to the out growth of any institution

  • I am Shemeles Mestere. I comment from Ethiopia. I want to study the Humanetrian and Human Right law.
    I have LLB Degree in law, How can apply for LLM?

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