Academic Programme (starting from 2019/2020)

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

1ST YEAR

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
World Politics and Humanitarian Action

5
Lecture
Exam
30
Obligatory
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3
Legal Dimensions of Humanitarian Action

5
Lecture
Exam
60
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
5Lecture
Exam30ObligatoryDownload
6
Anthropology and Intercultural Aspects of 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
LanguageDetails/ 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

No.Course name
ECTS
Form of class
Type of examination
Number of hours
Course status
LanguageDetails/ Syllabus
1Contemporary armed conflicts and stability operations
4
Seminar
Exam
30
Obligatory
English
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2Prevention of human rights atrocities
4
Lecture
Exam
30
Obligatory
English
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3Forensics in Humanitarian Action - simulation exercise2
Seminar
Graded pass
30
Obligatory
English
4Protection of civilians in armed conflicts
4
Seminar
Exam
30
Obligatory
English
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5Reconciliation in a post-conflict society
4
Seminar
Exam
30
Obligatory
English
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6Methodology and research methods in humanitarian studies
5
Seminar
Graded pass
30
Obligatory
English
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7Establishment of a humanitarian organisation - administrative issues

2
Lecture
Exam
15
Obligatory
English
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8 Labour law in Humanitarian Action
2
Lecture
Exam
15Obligatory
English
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9Conflicts and crises in Eastern Europe3
Seminar
Exam
30
Obligatory
English

Stage requirements

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

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

2ND YEAR

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
4
Seminar
Graded pass
30
Obligatory
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2
Economy and foreign policy of Eastern European countries
4
Lecture
Exam
30
Obligatory
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3
EU Eastern Policy
4
Seminar
Graded pass
30
Obligatory
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4
Food in Humanitarian Action
4
Seminar Graded pass
 30Obligatory
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(II) Experiencing regional humanitarian action
5
Forensics in Humanitarian Action - Simulation exercise
4
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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About the Programme

The Master Programme in Humanitarian Action (HA) provides students with a broad education and training in the area of international humanitarian action, in which critical…

Admission

All applicants must follow the joint application procedure as established by the NOHA consortium. Candidates are chosen on the basis of the quality of their…