Discovering humanitarian action in a nutshell - Call for Applications

The 21st Intensive Programme of the Network on Humanitarian Action (NOHA) will take place at the University of Warsaw from the 7-13 September 2015. For the first time, it opens to the students who are not involved in the NOHA Programme.

The Intensive Programme is the inter-university joint introductory module of the NOHA Master's Programme. It takes place annually in Warsaw, Poland at the beginning of the school semester for an audience of approximately 150 incoming students.

This year, the IP is organised by the University of Warsaw and Aix-Marseille University on behalf of the NOHA Network. It comprises formal lectures, seminars, group discussions, presentations, case studies and evaluations. The IP brings together lecturers and researchers from the NOHA Faculty and NOHA Partner universities as well as consultants, international experts, policy makers, aid managers, and other guest speakers from NGOs and IGOs.

This year’s topic has been set along the themes to be addressed during the World Humanitarian Summit, which will take place in Istanbul in 2016. Please refer to the attached programme.

As a contribution to the process and for the first time, NOHA opens its IP to 10 students who are not involved in the NOHA programme

Application procedure

Interested candidates should send applications to the following email address: by the 25 August 2015 latest.

The cost to participate in the IP is of 650 € per person, including meals (lunches, coffee breaks and dinners) and participation in all activities such as a security exercise. Please note that this does not include accommodation or travel to Warsaw.

For more information on the application procedure please refer to the Call for Applications.

For more information about the NOHA IP 2015 see the website.