Improving Humanitarian Response

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We are a joint academic and research centre of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the University of Geneva. Our mission is to contribute to a better, more effective, humanitarian response.

Formerly known as CERAH, the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action, we became the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies in June 2020. Find out more about us, our vision, and our achievements.

News

Prof. Blanchet Inaugural Lecture at the University of Geneva

12 November 2020

Prof. Blanchet Inaugural Lecture at the University of Geneva

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Book release: Homo Itinerans – Towards a Global Ethnography of Afghanistan

23 November 2020

Book release: Homo Itinerans – Towards a Global Ethnography of Afghanistan

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Student spotlight: Innocent Tshilombo

24 November 2020

Student spotlight: Innocent Tshilombo

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Relaunched COVID-19 webinar series

8 October 2020

Relaunched COVID-19 webinar series

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You spoke, we listened: Student survey key findings

13 October 2020

You spoke, we listened: Student survey key findings

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Annual Report 2019

29 June 2020

Annual Report 2019

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New book “The Uncounted: Politics of Data in Global Health”

25 June 2020

New book “The Uncounted: Politics of Data in Global Health”

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Our new vision and name: Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies

29 June 2020

Our new vision and name: Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies

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Course highlights

Applications for 2021 - 2022 now open!

Master

Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action

Applications for 2021-2022 now open!

Diploma

Diploma of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action

New dates in March 2021

Executive Short Course

Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies

Executive Short Course

Participatory approaches with crisis-affected communities

Latest tweets

1day ago

Learn more about @tshilscom, one of our Executive Master's students, in this inspiring interview about his work in #Kakuma #refugee camp and his life as a refugee from #DRC: https://t.co/RuTblLOVeu https://t.co/Nmvzn3jGAb

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RT @BlanchetKarl: Read about our experience in documenting field experience and global guidance during the pandemic https://t.co/XQ5nUl9XDZ…