New humanitarian shelter and settlements course

The agreement between the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) and the UIC, enables the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) to offer a three week 6 credit course on humanitarian shelter and settlements for posts-conflict and post-disaster situations. The course trains students with the protocols and expertise of IFRC as the main international organization in post-disaster situations, as well as the expertise of The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in post-conflict situations.

The course will be taught from the 6th to the 31st of October 2014 at UIC. People interested in taking the course must register now. The course is aimed at persons involved in relevant fields as well as those who want to work in the fields of post-disaster, post-conflict and reconstruction. Students enroled in the course will be able to effectively plan and coordinate needs assessments, and develop and implement strategies and protocols for emergency relief situations, camp planning, and physical reconstruction while contemplating community empowerment.

For further information on the course you can visit UIC’s website.


  • Teresa says:


    I am a Spanish architect and very interested in participating in the course, I am currently working in the Philippines on a post-typhoon field. I probably cannot make it for the current dates. Is this a course that will be happening yearly? Every semester? I would like to know also the actual program with further detail. Does it consist on subjects? blocks? or lectures only?

    • admin says:

      Hello Teresa,
      Thank you for your interest in our master. At this moment, our course in partnership with the IFRC will go on from 6th to 31st of October 2014 here in Barcelona. We will offer it yearly: the dates will be announced previously on our website and social networks. If you are looking for further information about this course, please visit Also, you will find general information about our master in our website under the Program label
      If you need more information, do not hesitate to contact Rosa Lladós, the person in charge of general information and admissions at or (+34) 93 254 1800.

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