Lisbon, Portugal

Humanitarian Action

when 29 June 2019 - 14 July 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 700

This course seeks to provide its participants with general knowledge about action in situations of humanitarian support, with special focus on the capacity for reflection and identification of techniques and methods that are applicable in a humanitarian context. This curricular unit seeks to enable students to have an inclusive and multidisciplinary vision of the challenges of humanitarian action. It is intended that this module work with the direct and active involvement of the participants.

Course leader

Prof. Ana Lúcia Martins
PhD in Management, with specialization in Operations Management

Prof. Annelien Groten
PhD researcher in Anthropology with emphasis on Humanitarianism
Specialists will teach this course in each of the different topics

Target group

The summer programmes are available for students at bachelor or master level and those who are interested in having an international academic experience at ISCTE Business School.

Credits info

6 EC
Usually the evaluation is based on class participation, individual / group work and a final test but this may vary from programme to programme. Therefore, we recommend you to check each programme syllabus to see the grading system that is applied.

Fee info

EUR 700: If the student withdraws the application before the beginning of the course, 200€ of the amount paid will be retained by ISCTE and the rest refunded (bank fees charged will be borne by the student). In case of cancellation after this date, no reimbursements can be made.


Unfortunately, there is no scholarship available for summer schools but we can recommend this website: where you may look for some financial support to come to Lisbon.