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International Humanitarian Action

University of Groningen

24 months
Duration
6000 EUR/year
6000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

What are the dominant issues in humanitarian action? What is the so-called aid industry? And can professionalization prevent dependence on aid? Find out in this International Humanitarian Action programme from University of Groningen.

Overview

The 120 ECTS Erasmus Mundus Joint Degree Master in International Humanitarian Action at University of Groningen 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 the regional training (3rd semester) at various global universities.

Job prospects

  • Some 3,500 graduated professionals work in the field of humanitarian relief and international co-operation. 
  • They hold various positions of responsibility in all kinds of international and national NGOs, institutions, agencies and government both in the field and at headquarters level all around the world. 
  • Such positions include programme managers, protection officers, field/country directors, emergency team leaders, administrators, researchers, academics and consultants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intensive Programme in Humanitarian Action 
  • Anthropology and Intercultural Aspects of Humanitarian Action 
  • Legal Dimensions of Humanitarian Action
  • Management in Humanitarian Action
  • Public Health the in Humanitarian Action Context
  • World Politics and Humanitarian Action

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The programme is highly selective. Priority is given to students with better results.
  • Written bachelor's thesis.
  • Bachelor degree in law, health, psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, management, international relations or any other humanitarian action related field.
  • Relevant working experience is an advantage.
  • Students will be selected based on an assessment of their prior learning, motivation and, if applicable, earlier field experience.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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