Structure

University of Warsaw offers an interdisciplinary 120 ECTS Master Programme in Humanitarian Action, with a focus on legal and security aspects of the HA. It consists of the following elements (click for more details):

SEM 1
30 ECTS

Intensive Programme (IP) is a 7 to 10 day initial interuniversity joint course gathering approximately 150 students, over 40 lecturers and researchers as well as a significant number of consultants, international experts, policy makers, aid managers, and other guest speakers from the humanitarian community. More information: www.noha.uw.edu.pl/IP

  • International relations in humanitarian action
  • International law in humanitarian action
  • Public health in humanitarian action
  • Management in humanitarian action
  • Anthropology in humanitarian action

Additionally short courses:

  • Workplace health and safety
  • Intellectual property rights-basic course

SEM 3
30 ECTS

Regional perspective - Eastern Europe
30 ECTS

University of Warsaw offers regional specialisation in Eastern Europe with the following modules:

  • Conflicts and crises in Eastern Europe
  • Political changes in Central and Eastern Europe since 1989 from the perspective of public international law
  • Economy and foreign policy of Eastern European countries
  • EU Eastern Policy
  • Establishment of a  humanitarian organisation - administrative issues
  • Simulation exercise
  • Research design

SEM 4
30 ECTS

The compulsory internship is to be completed after the third semester of studies. Students are required to complete at least 6 weeks of internship. More information: http://noha.uw.edu.pl/for-students/internship/

Students are required to prepare a research thesis on a topic of relevance to humanitarian action. Detailed requirements can be found at: http://noha.uw.edu.pl/for-students/diploma-thesis/ 

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