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
Linguistic Research Internship
Annual Meeting of Frontline Negotiators and Mediators
Humanitarian negotiation is a professional domain that started to receive attention only about 15 years ago. We thus have few certainties and many questions. If we want to improve our understanding and our practice, rigorous research and well-designed professional development need to go hand in hand.More
CERAH Activity Report 2015-16 is out
Past achievements and commitments for the coming year are illustrated in CERAH's report with a focus on co-operation and co-creation, two ubiquitous concepts in CERAH education and research.More
An Integrated Teaching Framework
CERAH's educational offer builds on an integrated teaching framework.
of Humanitarian Action
CERAH's research focuses on the scientific underpinning of the humanitarian sector.
New Courses on Humanitarian Action
One week in March, 2017, respectively
Develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of challenges, opportunities and limits: