Master’s in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid, SPAIN

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KALU Institute

Published on 19 Aug, 2021
Ending on 19 Oct, 2021


Master’s in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid, SPAIN, In partnership with Gender and Development Researches Studies Center at Sana'a University

About KALU

KALU Institute is an Humanitarian Aid learning, including the development of training packages and organization of thematic workshops, conferences and seminars. and registered NGO in Andalusia (R-0278) and a National Association (595169) constituted in Spain under Law 1/2002.
Our aim is to strengthen humanitarian response through training aid workers, developing and disseminating highly applicable research findings, and supporting innovative technologies within the sector.
We are a HPASS certified humanitarian training provider. This certification is a recognition that KALU is providing a high quality learning which meets globally identified best practice.

About HPass

As the frequency and complexity of humanitarian crises continues to rise, there is increasing demand for a highly skilled and flexible workforce, capable of preparing for and responding more effectively to evolving and unforeseen crises.
For organizations involved in humanitarian preparedness and response, investing in learning and the development of staff and volunteers is no longer a luxury, but an urgent necessity. HPass responds to the need for consistent professional development and learning for humanitarians, who move frequently between organizations and locations, and need their skills and experience to be recognized in order to be deployed quickly, especially during emergency response.
HPass is an essential resource for humanitarian staff and volunteers, recruiters, line managers and human resource (HR) professionals, and providers of humanitarian learning and assessment services.

Digital badging for humanitarians and organizations, enabling learning, skills and experience to be recognized by employers and learning providers
Quality Standards for Humanitarian Learning and Assessment developed by and for learning providers to support quality service delivery throughout the sector.

HPass is overseen by a steering committee of eight organizations and hosted by the Humanitarian Leadership Academy:

Master’s in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid

Project Management I: Logical Framework Approach

  • The Logical Framework Approach
  • The Project Cycle, Indicators and External Factors
  • The European Union Project Cycle Management Manual and other manuals

Project Management II: Project Management and Implementation

  • Accountability
  • Needs Assessment
  • Abbreviated Project Documents
  • Monitoring the emergency project by means of Reports
  • Monitoring long term projects by means of AOPs and Reports
  • Coordination: Coordination of Activities & Coordination among Institutions
  • Fundraising
  • Methodological Documents

Film Forum: The Yugoslav Wars

Project Management III: Missions and Offices in the field

  • Administration and budgeting: Administrative regulations of an international donor & European Union Humanitarian Aid project contract management regulations - ECHO FPA
  • Human Resources Management
  • Staff security in field operations and conflict zones
  • Logistics

Sectors of Humanitarian Response, the Sphere Project and the UNHCR Emergency Manual I

  • Food Security, Nutrition and Livelihoods
  • Public Health
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Design of temporary shelter and Refugee Camps.

Sectors of Humanitarian Response, the Sphere Project and the UNHCR Emergency Manual II

  • Cash transfer
  • Humanitarian Protection
  • Advocacy
  • Education in emergencies.

The international legal framework

  • Origin of current humanitarianism and international legal framework for humanitarian action
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Legislation on refugees and internally displaced people, and Disaster response legislation

Film Forum: The origins of current Humanitarianism, the creation of the Red Cross and International Humanitarian Law

Gender and cross cutting approaches

  • Introduction to a gender-sensitive approach

Gender in Projects and Programmes

  • Environmental issues
  • Rights based programming
  • Childhood and Youth
  • Disabilities
  • Building local capacities

Ethics in humanitarian work and in development cooperation

  • Humanitarian identity and basic humanitarian principles
  • Evolution of humanitarian principles
  • Codes of Conduct
  • Other initiatives to improve humanitarian programme quality
  • Film Forum: The genocide in Rwanda

Let's talk about solidarity

  • Wealth and poverty
  • Development: Theories and Measurement
  • Cooperation strategies
  • Voluntary work
  • The World Bank and the Poverty-Reduction Strategies
  • Governance and Development

Disasters and risk management

  • Natural disasters as global phenomena
  • The reduction of risk as a necessary approach
  • Types of disasters
  • Learning to Manage Disasters

The Teaching staff are:

  • A Director of Studies, to deal with learning and administrative issues.
  • A team of humanitarian workers in charge of debates within the thematic forums as Guest Experts.
  • A Final Assignment Tutor, giving personal guidance when developing the assignment.
  • A Technician to give support with the virtual class

Master’s in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid: 

Accreditation: After completing the program, the student can submit his documents to the Center for Gender and Development Studies at Sana’a University to study supplementary materials and discuss the thesis in order to obtain a master’s degree accredited by Sana’a University and endorsement from Yemeni Higher Education

Language: English
Duration:  one year (48 units)
Start date September  22, 2021
Regular fee: 1590 Euros ( 60% Special discount for workers in international and local organizations)

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*For information and inscriptions to the KALU Master in International cooperation and Humanitarian Aid in Yemen, please contact Arabic Center for Preparing Arbitrators and international Expert ACPIAE Office as the follow:

Tel: 01-478090
Cell: 777700525 or 775008882
Address: Sana'a Rep. of Yemen, Al-Dairy St. Next to New Generation Library. 

Main Office:




+34 950 70 00 70