Academic Programme (starting from 2017/2018)

Full-time, second-cycle (Master) studies in humanitarian action
120 ECTS, 2017/2018 edition

1st semester*

Core Courses

 No.

Course name

ECTS

Form of class

Type of examination

Number of hours

Course status

Syllabus

1

Intensive Programme

5

Lecture & Seminar

Graded pass

60
(7 days intensive course)

Obligatory

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2

International relations in humanitarian action

5

Lecture

Exam

60

Obligatory

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3

International law in humanitarian action

5

Lecture

Exam

30

Obligatory

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4

Public health in humanitarian action

5

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

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5

Management in humanitarian action

5

Lecture

Exam 30 Obligatory Download

6

People and Culture - Anthropological Approaches to humanitarian action

5

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

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2nd SEMESTER

Orientation period

Students whose home university is UW choose path (specialty) offered by one of the NOHA partner universities

No.

Course name

ECTS

Form of class

Type of examination

Number of hours

Course status

Language

Details/ Syllabus

1

Legal and Geopolitical Approach of Humanitarian Action

Aix-Marseille Université, France

30

Lecture & Seminar

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Restricted choice

French

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2

Humanitarian Analysis and Intervention Design                      

University of Groningen, Netherlands

30

Lecture & Seminar

---

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Restricted choice

English

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3

Law and Leadership in Humanitarian Action               

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

30

Lecture & Seminar

---

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Restricted choice

English

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4

Protection in Humanitarian Action                                              

Universidad de Deusto, Spain

30

Lecture & Seminar

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Restricted choice

Spanish/English

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5

Forced Migration and Human Security

L'Università ta Malta (UM), Malta

30

Lecture & Seminar

---

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Restricted choice

English

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6

Societies in Transition

University College Dublin, Ireland

30

Lecture & Seminar

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Restricted choice

English

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7

Conflict, Peace-building and Religion                                                  

Uppsala Universitet, Sweden

30

Lecture & Seminar

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Restricted choice

English

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Programme for the students incoming from other NOHA universities:
Armed Conflicts and Humanitarian Action - [PDF]

No.

Course name

ECTS

Form of class

Type of examination

Number of hours

Course status

Language

Details/ Syllabus

1

Transformation  of war - characteristics of contemporary armed conflicts

4

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

English

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2

Contemporary peace and stability operations

4

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

English

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3

Protection of civilians in armed conflicts

4

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

English

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4

Prevention of human rights atrocities

4

Lecture

Exam

30

Obligatory

English

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5

Reconciliation in a post-conflict society

4

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

English

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6

Methodology and methods in humanitarian studies

5

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

English

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Advanced management

             

7

Establishment of a humanitarian organisation - administrative issues

2

Lecture

Exam

15

Obligatory

English

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8

 Labour law in humanitarian action

3

Lecture

Exam

30

Obligatory

English

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Stage requirements

In order to complete 1st Year, 60 ECTS needed:

  • 30 ECTS for obligatory modules
  • 30 ECTS for restricted choice modules

3rd semester*

Regional perspective - Eastern Europe

No.

Course name

ECTS

Form of class

Type of examination

Number of hours

Course status

Syllabus

(I) Analysing humanitarian action in the regional context

1

Conflicts and crises in Eastern Europe

3

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

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2

Economy and foreign policy of Eastern European countries

3

Lecture

Exam

30

Obligatory

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3

EU Eastern Policy

3

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

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4

Food in Humanitarian Action

3

Seminar 

Graded pass

 30

Obligatory

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5

Optional university course (OG)

6

 Lecture

 Exam

 30

 Obligatory

 

(II) Experiencing regional humanitarian action

5

Forensics in Humanitarian Action - Simulation exercise

2

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Obligatory

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6

Internship

10

 

Graded pass

 

Open choice

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4th semester

Research & Thesis

No.

Course name

ECTS

Form of class

Type of examination

Number of hours

Course status

Syllabus

1

Master Thesis

30

Seminar

Graded pass

30

Restricted choice

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Stage requirements

In order to complete 2nd Year, 60 ECTS needed:

  • 30 ECTS for obligatory modules
  • 10 ECTS for open choice modules
  • 20 ECTS for restricted choice modules

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Faculty

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