Welcome to the Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH)
CERAH is the humanitarian platform in Geneva’s academic environment, offering a variety of training and diplomas and conducting multi-disciplinary research on topics of humanitarian action. In partnership with the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute (IHEID), CERAH has developed a wide range of courses specifically adapted to the needs of humanitarian professionals.
Responding to Protracted Crises: Blurred Lines Between Humanitarian and Development Aid
25 November, Auditorium Pictet, Maison de la paix, Geneva: 18:30 - 20:00
Join Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Yves Daccord, Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross to discuss the possible tensions and complementarities between humanitarian and development approaches?
The conference is organised by CERAH with the support of the Graduate Institute.More
Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: Focus on South-East Asia
A new book, Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: Focus on South East Asia, released by the International Development Policy of the Graduate Institute, sheds light on the issue of land grabbing, which shot into prominence after the food and economic crisis of the last decade. The volume is edited by Christophe Golay, Christophe Gironde and Peter Messerli. Dr. Golay also coordinates CERAH’s certificate course, legal environment of humanitarian action.More
CERAH's Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action (MAS) covers all aspects of humanitarian action while allowing students to specialise in areas of their choice.
The Diploma of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action (DAS) allows humanitarian professionals to reflect on their professional experience and gain new insights as well as analytical skills.
The Certificates of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action (CAS) offer professionals the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and aquire skills in specific areas of humanitarian action.
Specialised Training and Skill Building Courses
CERAH's educational offer derives from an integrated teaching framework: