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  • Initial training - Continuing education
  • 1 year
  • Aix-en-Provence
  • AIMS

    The primary objective of the Humanitarian Action and Law programme is to provide excellent training for international lawyers and humanitarians who intend to operate in the field, or at least in an international context. The aim is to provide a high quality practical education to make students operational in complex environments [conflict, pre-conflict or post-conflict areas, humanitarian emergencies, natural disasters, political tensions, extreme poverty, health hazards].

    The Humanitarian Action and Law course is a multidisciplinary course combining theoretical and practical teaching, including the Legal Clinic, aiming to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in the humanitarian and human rights sector, as well as in the field of international justice.

  • FUNDAMENTAL PREREQUISITES

    M1 in law, political science or any other discipline related to humanitarian action.

  • FUNDAMENTAL PREREQUISITES

    - knowledge of international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law and international migration law

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    - knowledge of the humanitarian and human rights environment

  • LEARNING SITES

    • FDSP, Aix-en-Provence
  • LEARNING AND RESEARCH

    The Institute of International Humanitarian Studies has developed strong links with the humanitarian sector and many professionals are involved in running practical modules and workshops. The course is also part of the NOHA international network, which is an international association of universities that aims to enhance professionalism in the field of humanitarian action through education, training and research. The Master's degree integrates substantial training based on practical teaching on actual cases dealt with in the International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Clinic, in connection with actors from international civil society and international institutions.

  • PROFESSIONAL SKILLS TO BE ACQUIRED

    • Excellent applied knowledge of international law
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    • Ability to analyse a situation in a multidisciplinary way
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    • Ability to identify humanitarian protection needs
    • Ability to conduct a political watch
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    • Ability to set up and monitor projects
    • Ability to assess a situation of insecurity
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    • Ability to design an international litigation strategy
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  • INTERNSHIPS AND SUPERVISED PROJECTS

    Students who follow the general programme of the M2 Humanitarian Action and Law have the possibility to do an internship in a humanitarian organisation for 4 months.

    The students who follow the general programme of the M2 Humanitarian Action and Law have the possibility to do an internship in a humanitarian organisation for 4 months.

    Students following the M2 Humanitarian Action and Law, NOHA option have the possibility to spend the whole of semester 3 in a humanitarian organisation partner of the NOHA network.

  • SPECIFIC TEACHING CONDITIONS

    The teaching methods are based on a balance between fundamental courses, which are essential to reinforce the students' knowledge and critical thinking, and practical workshops and modules involving practitioners who share their field experience with the students on the basis of a casuistic and interactive teaching method.

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  • SEEKED CAREERS

  • NSF DOMAINS

    • 128G Droit fiscal ; Droit des affaires ; Droit pénal ; Droit de l'environnement ; Droit de la santé ; Droit de la sécurité et de la défense ; Droit du transport etc (fr)
  • SEEKED CAREERS

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  • LEARNING COURSES LIST

  • FURHER INFORMATION

    The NOHA Erasmus Mundus option is a degree delivered in the framework of an international partnership (with the NOHA network) which leads to the delivery of a joint degree.

    Pedagogical secretariat:

    • Rossitza BARAKOVA, e-mail : rossitza.barakova@univ-amu.fr, tél. : 04.42.17.29.74, postal address :
    • Institute of International Humanitarian Studies, office 1.01 Bât. Portalis, Faculté de droit et science politique, 3, avenue Robert Schuman, 13628 Aix-en-Provence

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