This executive short course, given by climate experts and humanitarian health practitioners, focuses on the climate emergency and its impacts on health.

More information on this course will be published soon.

Learn how to identify the impacts of the current climate-related emergency on health, then focus on adaptation strategies, and specific actions and challenges for humanitarian assistance.

  • Professionals in the humanitarian, development or social sector looking to develop their competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on their experiences
  • Professionals from other sectors who wish to increase their understanding of the humanitarian sector for a potential career change
  • Graduate students with relevant volunteer or intern experience, looking to undertake a post-graduate course with a view to entering the humanitarian
  • Dr Anne Golaz Dr Anne Golaz Designation: Course Coordinator "Planetary Health"

Admission requirements:

  1. a university qualification (bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  2. at least three years of relevant professional experience;
  3. excellent command of English;
  4. motivation working in the humanitarian sector.


Documents required:

  • CV (Résumé)
  • Scanned copy of passport
  • A passport photo (.jpg format).


More information about the admission process is available on our application page.

  • Planetary HealthDates 10 - 14 May 2021
  • Planetary HealthDuration One week
  • Planetary HealthLocation Geneva
  • Planetary HealthLanguage English
  • Planetary HealthCREDITS 2 ECTS
  • Fee CHF 1'500
  • Application Deadline 2 weeks before the start of the course. For candidates who need a VISA: 6 weeks before the start of the course.