Welcome to the Centre for
Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH)
CERAH is the humanitarian platform in Geneva’s academic environment. In partnership with the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, CERAH offers a variety of training and diplomas and conducting multi-disciplinary research on topics of humanitarian action.
Training in Humanitarian Action
CERAH offers a wide range of comprehensive and specialised advanced training programmes for professionals active in the humanitarian sector. Learn more:
» CERAH training framework and key benefits
» Available programmes and training courses
» Humanitarian distance learning
Research on Humanitarian Action
CERAH's mission is to provide a research platform for researchers from various faculties of the University of Geneva, the Graduate Institute (IHEID) and humanitarian organisations.
» Read more about CERAH's publications and current research project
Events & Conferences
CERAH organises several conferences and workshops all round the year, aiming to bring debates on major contemporary humanitarian challenges and issues to a broader public.
» Learn more about events and conferences
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International Symposium ICRC & Ulster University
CERAH Director Prof SCHOPPER will speak about sexual violence at the International Symposium of ICRC & Ulster University on Thursday, September 15More
Humanitarian negotiation: Conclusions and Recommendations
The working group arrived at a number of interesting and innovative conclusions and recommendations which the rapporteurs are finalizing for submission to the Annual meeting of Frontline Negotiators and Mediators:More
Project Leader wanted
The project leader will be responsible for the development of the launch phase and the overall management of the research project "Encyclopedia of Humanitarian Action".More
Preparing the Annual Meeting of Frontline Negotiators and Mediators
CERAH Director Prof SCHOPPER chairs today’s working group (WG) “Strengthening the Capacity of Humanitarian Professionals to Engage in Frontline Negotiation and Mediation Activities”More
An Integrated Teaching Framework
CERAH's educational offer builds on an integrated teaching framework.
CERAH Activity Report 2014-15
The report highlights activities and achievements in the academic year 2014-2015.
of Humanitarian Action
CERAH's research focuses on the scientific underpinning of the humanitarian sector.
Summer School on Humanitarian Action
June 20 - July 8, 2016