Humanitarian communication: Addressing key challenges

About the Course

Humanitarian communication: Addressing key challenges is a free online public health course offered by the University of Geneva in Switzerland. The class begins with an exploration of the fundamentals of communication during humanitarian crises. Next, the class breaks down the different types of communication that can be used in these situations. During the third week, students will learn about the challenges to communication and explore ways of overcoming these hurdles. The fourth and fifth weeks focus on developing and implementing communication plans. Students will need to spend about three to five hours each week watching videos and completing supplemental assignments.


Prof. Doris Schopper