Thematic Short Courses: 1-week courses (2 ECTS credits)

CERAH’s Thematic Short Courses (TSC) are 1-week intensive courses, and focus on specific issues relevant to humanitarian practitioners.

These highly interactive courses allow participants to analyze a range of issues of high importance to contemporary humanitarianism. They are led by senior academics and experienced humanitarian professionals, who guide students to develop their analytic skills and acquire practical tools.

History of Humanitarianism
September 2017

Analyse the humanitarian contexts since the 19th century, learn about the actors and their motivations as they emerge, debate about ethical, political, operational or legal problems the humanitarian organizations had to face, to make links with current humanitarian situations.


Anthropology and Intercultural Aspects of Humanitarian Action
November 2017

Analyse humanitarian action from an intercultural and anthropological perspective, and introduce intercultural sensitivity into context analysis and project design.