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Geneva University Law School

The University of Geneva, founded by Jean Calvin in 1559, is Switzerland’s second-largest university. It was ranked number one generalist university in continental Europe by Newsweek’s “Top 100 Global Universities” in 2006 and is a member of the League of European Research Universities, which includes academic institutions such as Amsterdam, Cambridge, Heidelberg, Helsinki and Milan.

The University's law school has an ongoing student and professor exchange program with Harvard Law School and is also part of the Strategic Alliance of Research Faculties of Law, together with twelve other prestigious European law schools. The law school offers a wide variety of academic courses covering all areas of law, with a strong focus on international and comparative law.

Benefiting from its strategic location in one of the world’s main arbitration venues with a long tradition in dispute settlement, the law school has developed a recognized area of expertise in international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution incorporating research projects, conferences and seminars.