Education and training programmes

With so many courses available, choosing a relevant programme for a career in international cooperation can be a daunting prospect. Compare and choose from over 200 education and training programmes by more than 40 institutions.

Title Institution Qualification Duration
Advocacy for humanitarian projects in health Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
Bachelor in International Affairs HSG BA/BLaw/BSc
Bridging Distances cinfo Others 5 sessions
Business, Conflict and Peacebuilding swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 2 days
CAS Advocacy in International Affairs Graduate Institute CAS 3 months
CAS Arts and International Cooperation ZHDK CAS 17 months
CAS Children's Rights UNIGE and CIDE CAS 2 weeks
CAS Communication, Advocacy and Negotiation in Humanitarian Action Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies CAS 7 weeks
CAS Designing Strategies and Projects for Humanitarian Action Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies CAS 7 weeks
CAS Education in Emergencies UNIGE CAS
CAS Environmental Governance and Policy Making Graduate Institute CAS 3 months
CAS Global Social Entrepreneurship UNIBAS CAS 10 months
CAS Global Supply Chain Management EPFL and UNIL CAS
CAS HDL Designing Strategies and Projects for Humanitarian Action Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies CAS 8 months
CAS Health of Populations affected by Humanitarian Emergencies Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies CAS 7 weeks
CAS Higher Education in Emergencies UNIGE CAS
CAS Leading within IOs and NGOs UNIGE CAS 10 months
CAS Management Challenges in the Global Context UNIGE CAS
CAS Medecines and Medical Devices in Emergency and Disaster UNIGE CAS
CAS Sustainable Finance HEG-Genève CAS 26 weeks
CAS Water Governance: frameworks and negotiations UNIGE CAS 2 weeks
CAS Water and sanitation engineering from emergency towards development UNINE with ICRC Others 1 week
CAS in African Affairs UNIBAS CAS 1 year
CAS in Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials swisspeace and UNIBAS CAS 1 year
CAS in Civilian Peacebuilding Methodologies swisspeace and UNIBAS CAS
CAS in Civilian Peacebuilding Specializations swisspeace and UNIBAS CAS
CAS in Decision Making and Leadership UNILU CAS 22 days
CAS in Development and Cooperation NADEL, ETH Zurich CAS 25 days
CAS in Human Factors in Leadership UNILU CAS 18 days
CAS in Information Management and Leadership UNILU CAS 18 days
CAS in People-Centred Humanitarian Aid CDE University of Berne CAS 3 weeks
CAS in Water Sanitation and Hygiene for humanitarian and developing contexts SUPSI, Eawag, UNINE CAS 3 modules of 1 week each
Collaborating Across Cultures cinfo Others At you own pace
Conflict Sensitivity Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 3 days
Conflict Transformation and the Role of Religion Course: Methods & Approaches swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 2 days
Consecutive Master: Geography, Earth System Science UZH MA/MLaw/MSc
DAS Advocacy in International Affairs Graduate Institute DAS 7 months
DAS International Organizations UNIGE DAS
DAS in Civilian Peacebuilding swisspeace and UNIBAS DAS 1 year
DAS in Health Care and Management: From Research to Implementation Swiss TPH and UNIBAS DAS 14 weeks
DAS in Humanitarian Action Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, Graduate Institute and UNIGE DAS 19 weeks
Dealing with the Past and Conflict Transformation Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 5 days
Designing an advocacy strategy for humanitarian action Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
Disaster Risk Reduction MOOC EPFL Cooperation & Development Center Others
Engaging with Policy Processes: Strategies and Tools NADEL, ETH Zurich Others 5 days
Environmental Governance and Policy Making Graduate Institute DAS 7 months
Essentials of NGO Management NGO Management School Others
Executive Certificate in Conflict and Fragility Management Graduate Institute CAS 5 weeks
Executive Master in Conflict and Fragility Management Graduate Institute DAS 3 months
Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict Geneva Academy and UNIGE MAS 10 months
Executive Master in International Negotiation and Policy Making Graduate Institute DAS 8 months
Fragile Contexts – From Humanitarian Aid to Development NADEL, ETH Zurich Others 5 days
Fragility, Conflict and Statebuilding Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 3 days
Fraud and Corruption: Prevent, Detect, Investigate, Sanction NADEL, ETH Zurich Others 3 days
Gender, Conflict and Peacebuilding Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 2 days
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training for Investigators and Study Teams Swiss TPH and UNIBAS Others 2 days
Health System Assessment in Humanitarian Crises Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
Health in Detention (with ICRC) Swiss TPH and UNIBAS Others 1 week
Human Rights and Conflict Transformation Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 3 days
Humanitarian Project Cycle Management Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
International History Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
International Refugee Law Geneva Academy Others 5 days
International humanitarian law course for practitioners ICRC Others 5 days
Introduction to health in humanitarian crises Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
LL.M. International Business Law UNIL MAS 1 or 2 years
LLM in Compliance UNIFR MAS 1 year
LLM in Global Health Law and International Institutions Graduate Institute MAS 1 year
LLM in International Business Law UNIFR MAS 1 year
LLM in International Contracts and Arbitration UNIFR MAS 1 year
LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Geneva Academy and UNIGE MAS 12 months
LLM in International Law Graduate Institute MAS 1 year
MAS Global Supply Chain Management EPFL and UNIL MAS 12 months
MAS International Dispute Settlement UNIGE and CIDS MAS 1 year
MAS International and European Security UNIGE MAS 8 months
MAS in Children's Rights UNIGE and CIDE MAS
MAS in Civilian Peacebuilding swisspeace and UNIBAS MAS 1 year
MAS in Development and Cooperation NADEL, ETH Zurich MAS 22 months
MAS in Effective Leadership UNILU MAS 70 days in 2 years
MAS in European and International Governance UNIGE in cooperation with UNOG MAS 9 months
MAS in Humanitarian Action Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, Graduate Institute and UNIGE MAS 1 to 3 years
MAS in Humanitarian Logistics and Management USI MAS 6 one-week blocks over 1 year
MAS in Integrated Crop Management UNINE MAS 9 months
MAS in Intercultural Communication USI MAS 18 months
MAS in International Health Swiss TPH and UNIBAS MAS 1 year
MAS in International Law and Economics World Trade Institute (WTI), UNIBE MAS
MAS in International Strategy and Leadership Graduate Institute MAS
MAS in Sustainable Water Resources ETH Zurich MAS
MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law Geneva Academy and UNIGE MAS
MBA in Business Administration in International Health Management Swiss TPH and UNIBAS MAS
MSIM in International Management (Responsible Management and Climate Change) Franklin University Switzerland MA/MLaw/MSc 10 months
Master African Studies UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master Anthropology UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master European Global Studies UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 4 semesters
Master Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems ETH Zurich MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in Anthropology and Sociology Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in Banking and Finance HSG MA/MLaw/MSc 3 semesters
Master in Comparative and International Studies ETH and UZH MA/MLaw/MSc
Master in Comparative and International Studies ETH Zurich and UZH MA/MLaw/MSc 4 semesters
Master in Development Studies Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in Economic Policy USI MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in Finance UNIL MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in International Affairs Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 24 months
Master in International Affairs and Governance HSG MA/MLaw/MSc
Master in International Economics Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in International Law Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 2 years
Master in International Law HSG MA/MLaw/MSc 3 semesters
Master in International Relations/Political Science Graduate Institute MA/MLaw/MSc 24 months
Master in International and European Business UNIFR MA/MLaw/MSc 3 or 4 semesters
Master in Life Sciences – Agricultural and Forest Sciences HAFL, BFH MA/MLaw/MSc 18 months
Master in Standardization, Social Regulation and Sustainable Development UNIGE MA/MLaw/MSc
Master of International and Monetary Economics UNIBAS MA/MLaw/MSc 3 semesters
Media and humanitarian action Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
National Dialogue and Peace Mediation Course swisspeace and Berghof Foundation Others 5 days
Negotiation in humanitarian crises Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
Non-communicable diseases in humanitarian contexts Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
Participatory approaches with crisis affected communities Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
Peace Mediation Course FDFA Human Security Division Others 2 weeks
Planning and Monitoring of Projects NADEL, ETH Zurich Others 5 days
Preventing Violent Conflicts Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 3 days
Qualitative Research for Development Practitioners NADEL, ETH Zurich Others 5 days
Sexual and reproductive health in humanitarian crises Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
Sexual violence in conflict settings and emergencies (Course in Geneva) Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
Sexual violence in conflict settings and emergencies (Course in Uganda) Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Others 5 days
Strategic Communication for Non-Profit Organisations NGO Management School Others 3 days
The Law of Non-International Armed Conflicts Geneva Academy Others 5 days
The Protection Of Human Rights And The Environment Geneva Academy Others 1 week
The Universal Periodic Review And The UN Human Rights System: Raising The Bar On Accountability Geneva Academy Others 1 week
Theories of Change in Fragile Contexts Course swisspeace and UNIBAS Others 3 days
Trainings on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Geneva Academy Others
Travellers' Health Swiss TPH and UNIBAS Others 1 week
UNITAR E-learning Courses UNITAR Others
VET between Poverty Alleviation and Economic Development NADEL, ETH Zurich Others 5 days
WTI Summer Academy – International Law and Economics WTI Others 3 weeks