General Information

LoAC CircleThe 24th ICMM Specialized Course for Military Medical Personnel on the Law of Armed Conflict (LoAC) will take place from 07-11 April 2024. As in the previous years, it will be organised by the Medical Services Directorate of the Swiss Armed Forces.
The venue of the course has changed and it will now take place in the facilities of the Swiss Federal Institute of Sport in Magglingen, Switzerland. The venue offers both modern hotel facilities as well as an up-to-date teaching infrastructure.
The LoAC course will be offered both as an on-site course in Magglingen and as a hybrid course as well.


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Course Program

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The course will be held in English and French language. Separate syndicates will be available in both languages and plenary lectures are translated simultaneously. Please note: online participation is only possible in English language.

Course Fee


  • A fee of 1'100.00 CHF will be charged and has to be paid by course participants in advance. Details about the payment modalities will be communicated to confirmed participants.
    It includes
    • Accommodation in the hotel, all meals, non-alcoholic beverages for the course duration.
    • Extensive course documents, cultural events and excursions with transfers are free of charge for participants and will be paid by the Swiss Confederation.
  • Participants shall bear their travelling costs to and from Switzerland.
  • The course organization can financially support a small number of participants. In this case, we normally cover the course costs and the hotel, while the participants bear their own travel costs.
    The application for financial support must be submitted online and include a letter of motivation and CV.
    A limited number of sponsorships are available, and these are allocated in such a way as to ensure a balanced overall group. There is no entitlement to sponsorship.

Online-particpation (English only)

  • The online course can be attended free of charge.
  • A motivation letter is required and the online class will be limited to 15 participants in order to allow for discussions and excange among the participants.

Applications are now closed.