Humanitarian Action, full-time, second cycle

In power from: 17 Nov 2020

Registration criteria

Admission rules

Candidates seeking the admission must have completed level first or second cycle degree - Bachelor, Master, Engineer or equivalent. They also should be able to present proof of language proficiency in English on a C1 level or better (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - CEFR).

Selection criteria include motivation, academic qualifications, language skills, research and professional experience. Practical experience in the area of humanitarian action in governmental, inter-governmental and/or non-governmental organisations and institutions is valued but not mandatory.


Master studies in Humanitarian Action offered by the University of Warsaw are part of the Network on Humanitarian Action (NOHA) Joint Master Programme.

All applications must be made on-line on the NOHA website (

Applications MUST include the following documents:

  1. Certified copy of Diploma (if not in English, please attach an official translation),
  2. Diploma Supplement or academic transcripts of records (if not in English, please attach an official translation),
  3. Curriculum Vitae (Europass model:,
  4. Photocopy of a valid passport (only the main pages),
  5. 2 reference letters (in English),
  6. a document stating that the diploma entitles to continue university-level study in country in which the diploma was issued (with the translation into language of instruction of undertaken studies) - if the information is included in diploma supplement there is no need to submit a separate document

Admission rules:

The NOHA Consortium undertakes a pre-selection procedure based on fulfilling formal requirements by the applicants (application completeness), and subsequently transfers to the University of Warsaw all applications which stated UW as a home university. The Interfaculty Admission Committee reviews all applications.

The candidates will be assessed by the Admissions Commission on the basis of:


In case of candidates applying for Erasmus Mundus scholarship there is another scoring system regulated by the European Commission.

The final result is the sum of points awarded for each criterion.

The studies are payable - tuition fees