Bochum, Germany

Humanitarian Action

when 7 August 2017 - 12 August 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 EC

The International Summer School will familiarize with the fascinating, but demanding field of international humanitarian action and the manifold problems associated with reducing human suffering in crisis-zones. Participants attend a simulation exercise in which they can take on the role of humanitarian actors and learn about the coordination mechanisms of international humanitarian action first-hand. On the last day a workshop will take place where experts of humanitarian organizations tell about their professional experiences.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Dennis Dijkzeul (IFHV)

Target group

Advanced Bachelor- and Masterstudents

Course aim

The interdisciplinary Summer School Humanitarian Action aims towards a better understanding of processes of Humanitarian Action and to enable a differentiated perspective towards students of every field

Credits info

6 EC
3 ECTS for reading literature, two-page-book-review, presentation
5 ECTS for reading literature, two-page-book-review, 8-page-paper
6 ETCS for reading literature, two-page-book-review, 15-page-paper

Fee info

EUR 0: There is no fee included to participate at the Summer School


There are no offical scholarships available