University of Groningen

Program: International Humanitarian Action

Degree Master's
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
City Groningen
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Contact Name Sander Ootjers

The 120 ECTS Erasmus Mundus Joint Degree Master in International Humanitarian Action is an inter-university multidisciplinary master. It provides high-quality academic education and professional competencies for personnel working or intending to work in the area of humanitarian action. It is offered by 8 European universities in the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Ireland, Malta, France, and Poland. The students can follow regional training (3rd semester) in various global universities.

Interdisciplinary, multicultural, and multilingual teaching and training by interfaculty members, a combination of in-house experts, and field-experienced guest lecturers. In this program, you will learn to evaluate humanitarian emergencies. You will study the causes of conflicts and different coping strategies for conflicts and disasters, assess intervention and reconstruction programs. Also, practical skills are acquired such as management skills and cross-cultural communication skills.