Geneva Summer Schools 2021 - Online

Geneva Summer Schools 2021 - Online

21.06.2021 – 17.09.2021

Why apply to Geneva Summer Schools:
Geneva is…
• The world capital of multilateral diplomacy with 40+ IOs and 250+ NGOs (UN, UNHCR, WTO, ICRC)
• A dynamic multicultural and international city at the heart of Europe
• The best place to spend your summer (lake, Swiss Alps, free open air festivals, etc.)
What we offer...
• Short courses with possibility of credit transfer to your home university
• Faculty from the best universities worldwide and excellence in higher education and research
• Assistance with accommodation and visa
• Unique network opportunities between academics and professionals
• Global perspective on interdisciplinary subjects (i.e. Global Health, Human Rights, International Law, Sustainability)
• Real experience beyond classrooms, visits and round tables with experts of leading IO and NGO



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Rectorat et administration centrale
Relations internationales

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21.06.2021 – 25.06.2021

• Be part of an intensive course looking at drug policy from a multidisciplinary, governance perspective with a focus on health and human rights, policy and power • Classes with renowned international and local experts • The chance to explore the historical, sociological and policy perspectives of three major present day drug issues: opiates overdose epidemics; cannabis regulations and markets, tobacco and nicotine products debates; as well as the power dynamics and economics of how various substances are dealt with in our societies; and potential governance solutions • You will have the opportunity to visit key places in Geneva such as the World Health Organization and the United Nations

21.06.2021 – 02.07.2021

• An intensive course directed by the UNESCO Chair in the International Law of the Protection of Cultural Heritage • Study cultural heritage law in a worldwide centre for art trade and diplomacy with a very dense network of key international institutions • Teaching by the University of Geneva faculty and renowned experts • An enriching academic experience in a top-ranked university

21.06.2021 – 02.07.2021

• Intensive course on the evolving status of children’s rights • Interdisciplinary analysis of children’s rights within the human rights system and institutions • Presentations by leading international children’s rights experts • Interplay between theory and practice

21.06.2021 – 02.07.2021

• Learn more about cybersecurity, consumer protection, legal issues of social media, Internet and telecom infrastructure, data protection, intellectual property, antitrust, and much more • Gain hands-on experience in the framework of a digital law clinic and discuss cutting edge digital law and policy issues with academics, practitioners, representatives of global policy makers, international organizations and leading institutions • Participate in an exciting social programme, including excursions and social gatherings, and build a global network of new friends as well as of digital law and policy experts

27.06.2021 – 01.07.2021

• Navigating through fake news, Science communication during local and global crisis, Writing and engaging a broader audience, Building an online community • International speakers from outstanding institutions • Discover the toolkit to approach your audience and engage it with science and technology • Gain trust, identify fake news and build a thriving and engaged community

28.06.2021 – 02.07.2021

• Learn more about internet governance, cyberwarfare,the future of international negotiations and organizations, and how artificial intelligence and blockchain can help reach the SDGs. • Gain hands-on experience in foresight methods and discuss cutting edge global governance challenges and opportunities raised by the generalization of digital and emerging technologies. • Participate in an exciting social program, including excursions and social gatherings, and build a global network of new friends including academics and practitioners from international organizations and leading institutions in Geneva.

28.06.2021 – 16.07.2021

• Courses on International Economic Law, Sustainable Development, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, International Law and Migration • Faculty from leading academic institutions in international law • With the participation of senior representatives of international organizations in Geneva • Discovery of an international city at the heart of Europe

28.06.2021 – 09.07.2021

• Boost your sustainability and resilience skillset with a 10-days intensive experience. • Understand the role played by cities, infrastructure and nature-based solutions within a 2021 Post-Pandemic Recovery Scenario. • Learn cutting-edge solutions for designing, implementing and monitoring sustainability transitions. • Improve or bootstrap your sustainability data management skills from collection to disclosure. • Enjoy focused knowledge packages provided by guest experts from UN and non UN International Organisation, State and City of Geneva • Network with International Organisations, professionals and experts.

23.08.2021 – 27.08.2021

• WHAT? An intensive course on a new, multidisciplinary scientific field: Continental Shelf Prehistoric Research (CSPR). The course will take place in Porto Cheli (Greece), and include field trips to the prehistoric site of Franchthi Cave and surrounding area • FOR WHOM? For postgraduate students and young scientists who wish to move across the boundaries of marine geosciences and archaeology, in order to shed light on the interactions between our ancestors and the dynamically changing environment • BY WHOM? Teaching by the University of Geneva faculty and renowned experts from international universities or institutions • WHY? A unique opportunity to understand paleoclimate and sea level change and their interaction with isostatic and tectonic vertical movements, and to link them to the archaeology of people who lived on and migrated across the continental shelf

13.09.2021 – 17.09.2021

• Intensive course on the deep understanding of Global Citizenship Education (GCE) • Critical analysis of GCE within the SDGs context • Ability to create relevant institutional and research projects on GCE • Presentations by leading international experts