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. 

Latest News

CERAH develops unique “Crisis and Disaster Management Course" for EMERCOM of Russia

CERAH develops unique “Crisis and Disaster Management Course" for EMERCOM of Russia

18.12.2014

From 15 to 19 December, the Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH)
welcomes 47 participants from the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM of Russia)  in a special one week course entitled “Crisis and Disaster Management Course".

 

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Meet our Humanitarian Distance Learning students

Meet our Humanitarian Distance Learning students

17.12.2014

This year, the CERAH launched a new Distance Learning Course : HDL Designing Strategies and Projects in Humanitarian Action. Recently our students met for the first time in Kampala, Uganda in a unique residential session, at the Médecins Sans Frontières training centre. Read testimonials from Dieudonné, Edessa, Mohammad and Kristina.

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Training Programmes

Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action

Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action

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.
 

Diploma of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action

Diploma of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action (DAS)

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.
 

Certificates of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action

 Certificates of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action

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.
  

Thematic Seminars

Thematic Seminars

CERAH also offers a series of intensive, one-week Thematic Seminars (TS) on specific subjects of high importance to contemporary humanitarianism.