Certificate of Advanced Studies – Admission

Candidate Profiles

CERAH education is designed for

  • Humanitarian middle or senior managers who want to develop their knowledge and practice in communication and advocacy
  • Communication specialists aiming at a career change towards humanitarian action

Course participants must bring at least 2-3 years of professional experience.

Admission Requirements

  1. Either a university qualification following three years of study plus at least two years of work experience in the humanitarian, social or development field;

  2. And English mother tongue or proof of level of competence through a TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS certificate or other proof of English language competency.

Application Submission

To submit your application:

You will receive a confirmation E-Mail.

In case of questions, please send an E-Mail to cerahgeneve@unige.ch

Documents required for your online application

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Copy of the certificate for the highest qualification you have obtained
  3. Evidence of your English language competences (TOEIC / TOEFL or equivalent)
  4. Copies of work certificates from your last job position
  5. A passport photo (jpg format)

Admission Process

Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Selection Committee examines the quality of the application and aims to reach a balance between the numbers of men and women, educational profile and professional experience, geographical distribution and financial contribution. 20 candidates maximum are selected each year.