Semester Options: Fall or Spring

Language: English or French

Second- and third-year students interested in international human rights and humanitarian law have the opportunity to study in Geneva, the birthplace of some of the most important advancements in international law for humanitarian concerns.

At the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, students can select from courses covering the full spectrum of international law topics at one of the leading centers for public international law research and scholarship. Classes, taught in both French and English, include United Nations law, international environmental law, WTO law, and international contracts.

Students gain a unique perspective on international affairs in Geneva, which is home to over 200 international organizations, including the World Health Organization, the World Trade Organization, and the UN High Commission on Refugees.