First College with a Masters Program in Sustainable Humanitarian Actions
Launched by the DIHAD Sustainable Humanitarian Foundation and UCAM University of Murcia – Spain
Dubai, UAE: The first-ever college to offer an international Humanitarian Masters program in Sustainable Humanitarian Actions has officially opened its admissions office and is now offering an incredible 30 fully sponsored scholarships to eligible applicants who are passionate about humanitarian efforts at the University. global scale. ladder.
The DIHAD Humanitarian College, which was launched through a cooperation agreement between the DIHAD Sustainable Humanitarian Foundation and the UCAM University of Murcia – Spain, is expected to open its doors this fall in October and students will follow various courses and activities humanitarian-related who accumulate 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) during one continuous academic year. The master’s program will also include participation in a practical internship with a dedicated partner within the framework of the Dubai International Conference and Exhibition on Humanitarian Aid and Development – DIHAD.
More than 274 million people are currently in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, the highest number ever recorded, and an overwhelming majority of 16% of the world’s population, or more than one billion people, currently live in countries in protracted crises. Accumulated with an ever-expanding landscape of undiscovered discoveries and complicated political boundaries, the knowledge and experience of a humanitarian leader must excel for real change to impact a society’s dynamics of self-reliance. Innovative solutions are needed as these problems have become increasingly complex.
Sustainable economics, humanitarian leadership and humanitarian future and foresight are some of the main discussions and main topics to be included in the DIHAD master’s program, where it is understood that knowledge in international affairs and projects filled with innovation are among the most strategic. parties to the success of a humanitarian mission. For an international humanitarian envoy seeking to hone his profession, whether private or public, he must engage in continuous learning and development to adapt to the ever-changing economic and geographical challenges that may be faced in the framework of its mission. The master’s program also focuses on essential topics in diplomacy and soft power engagement while covering strategic management issues for safe and responsible action.
HE Amb. Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, President of the DIHAD Sustainable Humanitarian Foundation, commented on the importance of helping those who wish to achieve humanitarian excellence through support and opportunity. HE said: “We are delighted with the opening of the DIHAD Humanitarian College and the promise it contains to bring excellence to the humanitarian sector. Our intention is to help further develop the spirit and character of the humanitarian professional, and through this new Masters program students will be motivated to push the boundaries of conventional thought and action when they address humanitarian issues and crises bringing much-needed innovation to the field. By opening the admissions season with 30 fully sponsored scholarships, we intend to support those with a deep desire and passion to help build a better and sustainable future for all humanity.
Eng. Khaled Al Attar, Program Director of DIHAD Humanitarian College, said, “Having been in the humanitarian field for 10 years, I am truly honored and thrilled to finally have the first humanitarian masters program that focuses on the state of spirit of sustainable humanitarian action. The program will suit philanthropists from different sectors to acquire the futuristic skills they need like critical thinking, problem solving, future foresight, management, innovation and other taught modules which will be like a toolkit so that philanthropists make the best use of them in their specialized humanitarian sector.
He continued, “The program will be innovative, our faculty are pioneers in the field in addition to extraordinary guest speakers, all of these factors will play a major role in shaping the future of humanitarian action that will bring actions and more sustainable initiatives that change the world and the future.
José Luis Mendoza García, Director of Institutional Relations at UCAM, said: “We believe this is an opportunity to expand UCAM’s mission in higher education with values, because it is very important to prepare professionals in the field of humanitarian crisis management. In this way, we will contribute to the cultural, social and economic development of society while creating the conditions to improve the quality of life and the global environment by developing the capacities of students as individuals and members of a society that they are meant to serve.
Interested students are strongly recommended to visit the DIHAD Humanitarian College website for more information on the details of the MSc in Sustainable Humanitarian Actions program and a full review of admission requirements.
The DIHAD Humanitarian College was launched by the DIHAD Sustainable Humanitarian Foundation and in partnership with UCAM University, Murcia – Spain, Waterfalls Global Initiative, Department of Behavioral Rewards of the Ministry of Opportunities in the United Arab Emirates and INDEX Holding.