Joint Centres

In order to offer a broad research perspective of critical global issues, the Graduate Institute works in close collaboration with the University of Geneva through three joint centres:




geneva academy

The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is mandated to provide academic education of the highest level, to conduct and promote legal research, to organise continuing education coursework and meetings with experts, and to provide legal expertise in all branches of international law related to armed conflict situations. 







The Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitar­ian Action is the humanitarian platform of Geneva’s academic environment, offering a variety of training courses and diplomas to humanitarian professionals and conducting multi-disciplinary research on topics of humanitarian action.







The Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement works on international dispute settlement in broad terms, including international commercial, investment and sports arbi­tration, WTO dispute settlement, proceedings before the Inter­national Court of Justice, negotiation and mediation. It conducts cutting-edge research and provides fulltime postgraduate legal education in the field of international dispute settlement.