The joint program "International and Comparative Law"
Admission for 2021 is open
Opening of Swiss Academy of International Law

Advantages of the Joint Program

Lectures delivered by leading Russian, Swiss or European University professors, international organizations or bank representatives, lawfirm partners or corporation CEOs - 16 hours of English and French per week with native speaking teachers reaching the B2/C1 level, as well as continuous language practice in an international environment - 240 hours of Legal English and Français Juridique - Internships with international organisations, corporations, banks or law firms in Switzerland, EU or Russia Individual approach to each student and career guidance services - A choice of additional modules on compliance, economics or business - A unique opportunity to live and study in one of the most international, comfortable and safe cities in the world – Geneva - Educational trips to Strasbourg, the Hague, Vienna, Davos, etc. - Lectures at the United Nations, World Intellectual Property Organization, World Trade Organization, International Olympic Committee, the Swiss Federal Parliament, etc. Summer schools and conferences with the Russian, European and US universities

The legal profession is one of the most prestigious and sought after.

In the context of globalisation, new forms of international cooperation, inter-state or corporate dispute, the demand for a highly skilled international lawyer shall no doubt grow year by year. The unique unprecedented joint "International and Comparative Law" program is aimed at raising an international level professional ready to act competently in three languages in such areas as the Russian Federation law, Anglo-American law, intellectual property law, nuclear law, WTO law, sports law, European corporate and tax law, international commercial arbitration, etc. As lecturers we engage the leading Russian, European or US specialists, working lawyers, international organisations employees, top-managers or entrepreneurs. Our students on a daily basis acquire knowledge and interact with outstanding highly skilled and experienced legal professionals. When in Geneva, a student shall get a unique opportunity of diving into an international environment, getting familiar with European mentality, acquire invaluable multicultural experience and the European school of law professional training.

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