Hello hopeful, do you wish to study in Switzerland? If yes is your answer then you need not worry anymore, because your academic dream is about to come to fulfillment.

The Academy of Geneva, Switzerland, has opened applications for partial and full scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. If you wish to study anything related to law or human rights in a prestigious institution, this is the perfect opportunity to grab.

The Geneva Academy International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights scholarships program cover the two prestigious study programs which are the LLM  in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, as well as the Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law.

This program was created in the year 2007 by the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, the Geneva Academy has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence in teaching and research. It attracts students of high quality to its master’s and training programs.

Level of Study:

LLM and Master’s

Host Nationality:


Host Institution:

Geneva University

Eligible Nationality:

International Students

Fields of Study:

  • International humanitarian law
  • Human rights
  • Transitional justice
  • Rule of law

Eligible Master’s Programs:

This particular program is eligible for both partial and full scholarship.

This particular program is available for only full scholarship.

Scholarship Benefits:

The Geneva Academy offers two types of scholarships: 

Fully funded scholarships (for LLM and master) and  partially funded scholarships (for LLM only).

Partial scholarships cover tuition fees while full scholarships cover tuition and living expenses in Geneva for 10 months.

Eligibility Criteria:

For the Master’s program, the Geneva Academy provides fully funded scholarships only to citizens of non-Western countries (click here for full list of eligible countries).

For the LLM, the Geneva Academy offers fully funded scholarships to citizens of non-Western countries (click here for a full list of eligible countries). The Academy also offers a partially funded scholarships to EU citizens.

The awarding of these scholarships are done through a highly competitive process based on criteria that include extracurricular achievements, academic merit, and financial need.

Application Procedure For the Geneva Academy Scholarship:

Scholarship requests must be submitted with the candidate’s application for the LLM or Master program. When applying, you must choose between two tracks: application with scholarship (partial or full) or application without a scholarship.

Application Deadline:

January 28, 2022.

Click here to apply for the LLM

Click here to apply for the Master’s

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