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Previous sessions for the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights 


About the session

What's covered in this session

  • Choosing a specialization

  • Reasons for choosing Geneva Academy 

  • Universities for human rights and humanitarian law

  • Pros and cons of attending Geneva Academy 

  • Application requirements 

  • Building your profile for Geneva Academy 

  • What kind of grades do you need?

  • Getting work experience before applying

  • Scholarships at Geneva Academy 

  • Letters of recommendation

  • Getting published with the ICRC

  • Choosing between ICL and IHL

  • Employment opportunities in Europe

  • Shubhangi's experience with the ICRC

  • Should you intern in international organizations? 

Shubhangi Bhargava graduated with an LL.B. in 2018 from Government Law College, Mumbai, after which she obtained an LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law from the Geneva Academy in 2020. 

After obtaining an LL.M. she worked with the International Committee of Red Cross on two short term projects: the Missing persons Project and IHL in Action. Prior to her masters, she worked with UNICEF Rajasthan, Udaipur Division. She has also worked on research and drafting of chapters for the book ' International Humanitarian Law in India' - a Handbook published by Thomson Reuters. 

Shubhangi is currently working as a legal researcher in an organisation working in the realm of women and children thereby dealing with both domestic and international law. 

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