Master in Humanitarian Action

General Objectives

Over the course of their studies, participants will:

  • Reflect on their humanitarian experience from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Acquire methodological, conceptual, and practical tools in order to improve humanitarian intervention strategies
  • Build upon their existing analytical skills through the critical analysis of contemporary humanitarian crises, using case studies from armed conflicts, disasters triggered by natural hazards, and situations of social exclusion.
  • Develop specific competencies in areas such as health, law, communication, advocacy and negotiation, programme and people management.

Lectures are delivered by academics and experts from a wide range of NGOs and international organisations.

The programme is highly interactive based on students’ professional experience, case studies, group work, role-play, debates. The classroom setting is intercultural with participants with a wide diversity of backgrounds and experiences.