Welcome to the Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

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 trainings and diplomas and conduces multi-disciplinary research on topics of humanitarian action.


Training in Humanitarian Action

CERAH offers a wide range of comprehensive and specialised postgraduate training programmes for professionals active in the humanitarian sector. Learn more:
» CERAH training framework and key benefits
» Available programmes and courses
» Humanitarian distance learning

 

Research on Humanitarian Action

CERAH's ambition is to develop opportunities for critical thinking and a platform for researchers from various faculties of the University of Geneva, the Graduate Institute (IHEID) and humanitarian organisations. It is our ambition to undertake research critically assessing humanitarian concepts, policies and practices in order to improve humanitarian responses.
» Read more about CERAH's publications and research projects

 

Events & Conferences

CERAH regularly (co)organises public events, conferences and workshops, aiming to bring debates on major contemporary humanitarian challenges and issues to a broader public. While these events successfully draw from our location and network in International Geneva, CERAH teaching staff, managers and board members extensively participate in worldwide meetings and conferences on topical issues.
» Learn more about international events and CERAH conferences

 

 

CERAH News

Scale up your career in 2017/18

Scale up your career in 2017/18

18.7.2017

Last seats available for the upcoming Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action, a 10 months fulltime programme for professionals (60 ECTS)

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An idea brought to life by CERAH

An idea brought to life by CERAH

5.7.2017

During the launch of the Humanitarian Encyclopedia on June 13th, 2017, CERAH Director Doris Schopper highlighted two main points: how the project started and how to work on the different concepts of Humanitarian Action through the Humanitarian Encyclopedia.

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End of Year Ceremony 2017

End of Year Ceremony 2017

4.7.2017

Staff, students, family members and other guests celebrated another successful year during CERAH’s Academic Year End Ceremony on Wednesday 28th June at the Jacques-Freymond Auditorium.

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Conference "Colombia at the crossroads"

Conference "Colombia at the crossroads"

29.6.2017

This coming Monday, July 3 at the Graduate Institute join our conference on challenges to the peace agreement

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Integrated Teaching Framework for Humanitarian Action
CERAH Activity Report 2015-2016
Research Project Humanitarian Encyclopedia
Student Testimonials