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Certificate of Advanced Studies – Admission

Candidate Profiles

  • Professionals working in humanitarian action or in an international organisation who, after a number of years in the field, wish to review their competences and reflect on their practice in an academic setting;
  • Staff of aid organisations or of NGOs in the social sector who wish to embark on a career in the humanitarian field;
  • Professionals from a range of sectors who would like to explore the humanitarian field before deciding on a career change.

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.

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