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Welcome to The Graduate Institute’s International Law Department. Our world-renowned Faculty train international lawyers in a tradition of academic excellence at the heart of multilateral Geneva. We offer well-rounded legal-curricula to ensure our students acquire the substantive knowledge and skills they need to become outstanding international lawyers. Students benefit from an unrivalled student-faculty ratio, one of the world’s broadest course-offerings in international law and exposure to international legal practice in Geneva.
Small classes and seminars combined with an interdisciplinary approach and a multicultural environment: learn more about our approach to equip students to meet the global challenges of our time.
A Tradition of Excellence
International law at The Graduate Institute has a distinguished tradition. Since the time of Hans Kelsen, who published his influential Pure Theory of Law in the 1930s while a professor at the Institute, to the present day, our Faculty has been at the forefront of international legal scholarship, teaching and practice. More…