Academic Programme (starting from 2022/2023)

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
1
Contemporary peace and stability operations
4
Seminar
Exam
30
Obligatory
English
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2Prevention of human rights atrocities4LectureExam30ObligatoryEnglishDownload
3Forensics in Humanitarian Action - simulation exercise1SeminarGraded pass30ObligatoryEnglish
4
Protection of civilians in armed conflicts
4
Seminar
Exam
30
Obligatory
English
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5
Reconciliation in a post-conflict society
4
Seminar
Exam
30
Obligatory
English
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6
Methodology and research methods in humanitarian studies
5
Seminar
Graded pass30
Obligatory
English
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7
Advanced Management in Humanitarian Action
5
LectureExam
30
Obligatory
English
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8
Conflicts and crises in Eastern Europe
3
Seminar
Exam
30
Obligatory
English
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Stage requirements

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

2ND YEAR

3rd semester

Work Placement Track
Work Placement
Career Development Module
orRegional Training Track
study programme dependent on the universities in the third semester

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.

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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…