NOHA is an international association of Universities that aims to enhance professionalism in the humanitarian sector, by promoting humanitarian values and providing certificated high-level courses (Erasmus Mundus Master in International Humanitarian Action), as well as short-term courses and by fostering research and policy papers on key humanitarian issues. NOHA counts on the cooperation and support of the EU through the DG Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection (ECHO) and the DG for Education and Culture (DG EAC).
The Spring School became a part of the network’s short-term courses programme and is annually organised by Vilnius University. This year, the Spring School will take place 8-12 May in Vilnius, Lithuania, and it is co-organised by Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). The Spring School aims at training those who are involved in humanitarian action and feel the need to upgrade their basic knowledge and skills - civil servants, staff of international and non-governmental organizations, academy and more generally those who are willing to join the humanitarian action. Faculty from the network’s universities and field actors will conduct the teaching.
Date: 8-12 May, 2017
Venue: Vilnius University, Lithuania
Registration deadline: 15 February 2017
: EUR 350 (covers distributive material, daily lunch and accommodation at the hostel
). Scholarship (partial reduction) is available upon motivated request.
Admission is granted on the basis of past education and/or experience in the field, the motivation to get involved in humanitarian action also might be relevant. Admitted student are expected to participate in the programme by attending lectures and practical assignment. Students will be awarded with certificates subject to 80% of attendance.
Renata Vaišvilienė, Lina Urbaitė (Vilnius University)
Dr. Sára Hungler (ELTE University)
Prospective Spring School participants are responsible for their own medical/travel insurance, travel and visa arrangements. More information
Participants shall be accommodated at Hostel Jamaika
for 5 nights (7-11 May)