3 semesters
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
Foreign students
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

This degree programme is unique, because the Joint European Master's Programme in International Humanitarian Action is an inter-university, multidisciplinary postgraduate programme that provides high quality academic education and professional competencies for personnel working or intending to work in the area of humanitarian action.

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme, have experience (internship, volunteer work etc.) in the field of humanitarian action or related areas, enjoy interdisciplinary work in an international environment and struggle through interdisciplinary demands and high workload.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields

  • Institution Builiding
  • Programming
  • Project Design

Entry Requirements

If you intend to apply to study at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), you must first meet the following criteria:

  • Your higher education entrance qualification must be recognised as equivalent to the German qualification for admission
  • You must possess sufficient German language skills for most degree courses. Please check with the individual course for language requirements.

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects

  • International Relations
  • History
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Geography
  • Spatial Sciences
  • or related fields