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

Launch of The Lancet Series on Women’s and Children Health in Conflict Settings

19 January 2021

Launch of The Lancet Series on Women’s and Children Health in Conflict Settings

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Launch of the Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies

14 January 2021

Launch of the Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies

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Online Panel: COVID-19, delivering SRHR in Crises Settings

19 January 2021

Online Panel: COVID-19, delivering SRHR in Crises Settings

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Policy brief: COVID-19 and fragile settings

14 December 2020

Policy brief: COVID-19 and fragile settings

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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

Online course

Executive Short Course

Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies

New course!

Executive Short Course

Cash Transfer Assistance in Humanitarian Crises: What Works?

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

Latest tweets

1day ago

Join our Director @BlanchetKarl & other experts on 28 Jan 11am CET to hear from people involved in delivering sexual and reproductive health services, particularly in crises settings during #COVID19. More info here: https://t.co/meP8gaRBF6 #SRHR https://t.co/SMFIQoiHq1

6days ago

On 25 January join us for the Global Launch of @TheLancet Series on Women's and Children's Health in Conflict Settings. Our director Prof. @BlanchetKarl will be part of the experts' panel. Register here: https://t.co/I5xpBMd26n https://t.co/2FV7P4X9et