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

Launch of the CERAH research "A Conceptual  Framework for Humanitarian Responses : Encyclopedia of Humanitarian Action”.

Launch of the CERAH research "A Conceptual Framework for Humanitarian Responses : Encyclopedia of Humanitarian Action”.

30.6.2015

Elisabeth Meur has just been appointed as the research coordinator for the new CERAH project "“A Conceptual Framework for Humanitarian Responses : Encyclopedia of Humanitarian Action”. Read ou interview and discover the highlights and milestones of this research project.

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8 months distance learning course - Improve humanitarian response and learn from your work situation!

8 months distance learning course - Improve humanitarian response and learn from your work situation!

25.6.2015

Are you a humanitarian middle manager with at least 2-3 years experience? Do you wish to reflect on your experience and to improve your practice? Discover our Humanitarian Distance Learning (HDL) Certificate of Advanced Studies!

 

 

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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.