About KALU

KALU Institute is an Humanitarian Aid learning, including the development of training packages and organization of thematic workshops, conferences and seminars. and registered NGO in Andalusia (R-0278) and a National Association (595169) constituted in Spain under Law 1/2002.

Our aim is to strengthen humanitarian response through training aid workers, developing and disseminating highly applicable research findings, and supporting innovative technologies within the sector.

We are a HPASS certified humanitarian training provider. This certification is a recognition that KALU is providing a high quality learning which meets globally identified best practice.


About HPass

As the frequency and complexity of humanitarian crises continues to rise, there is increasing demand for a highly skilled and flexible workforce, capable of preparing for and responding more effectively to evolving and unforeseen crises.

For organizations involved in humanitarian preparedness and response, investing in learning and the development of staff and volunteers is no longer a luxury, but an urgent necessity

HPass responds to the need for consistent professional development and learning for humanitarians, who move frequently between organizations and locations, and need their skills and experience to be recognized in order to be deployed quickly, especially during emergency response.

HPass is an essential resource for humanitarian staff and volunteers, recruiters, line managers and human resource (HR) professionals, and providers of humanitarian learning and assessment services.

Digital badging for humanitarians and organizations, enabling learning, skills and experience to be recognized by employers and learning providers

Quality Standards for Humanitarian Learning and Assessment developed by and for learning providers to support quality service delivery throughout the sector.


HPass is an initiative of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy and is overseen by a Steering Committee currently made up of 11 organisations:




Master’s in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid

(Professional Master)



1-     Project Management I: Logical Framework Approach

·         The Logical Framework Approach

·         The Project Cycle, Indicators and External Factors

·         The European Union Project Cycle Management Manual and other manuals

2-     Project Management II: Project Management and Implementation

  • Accountability
  • Needs Assessment
  • Abbreviated Project Documents
  • Monitoring the emergency project by means of Reports
  • Monitoring long term projects by means of AOPs and Reports
  • Coordination: Coordination of Activities & Coordination among Institutions
  • Fundraising
  • Methodological Documents

Film Forum: The Yugoslav Wars

3-     Project Management III: Missions and Offices in the field

  • Administration and budgeting: Administrative regulations of an international donor & European Union Humanitarian Aid project contract management regulations - ECHO FPA
  • Human Resources Management
  • Staff security in field operations and conflict zones
  • Logistics

4-     Sectors of Humanitarian Response, the Sphere Project and the UNHCR Emergency Manual I

  • Food Security, Nutrition and Livelihoods
  • Public Health
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Design of temporary shelter and Refugee Camps.

5-     Sectors of Humanitarian Response, the Sphere Project and the UNHCR Emergency Manual II

  • Cash transfer
  • Humanitarian Protection
  • Advocacy
  • Education in emergencies.

6-     The international legal framework

  • Origin of current humanitarianism and international legal framework for humanitarian action
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Legislation on refugees and internally displaced people, and Disaster response legislation
  • Film Forum: The origins of current Humanitarianism, the creation of the Red Cross and International Humanitarian Law

7-     Gender and cross cutting approaches

  • Introduction to a gender-sensitive approach
  • Gender in Projects and Programmes
  • Environmental issues
  • Rights based programming
  • Childhood and Youth
  • Disabilities
  • Building local capacities

8-     Ethics in humanitarian work and in development cooperation

  • Humanitarian identity and basic humanitarian principles
  • Evolution of humanitarian principles
  • Codes of Conduct
  • Other initiatives to improve humanitarian programme quality
  • Film Forum: The genocide in Rwanda

9-     Let's talk about solidarity

  • Wealth and poverty
  • Development: Theories and Measurement
  • Cooperation strategies
  • Voluntary work
  • The World Bank and the Poverty-Reduction Strategies
  • Governance and Development

10-Disasters and risk management

  • Natural disasters as global phenomena
  • The reduction of risk as a necessary approach
  • Types of disasters
  • Learning to Manage Disasters

The Teaching staff are:

  • A Director of Studies, to deal with learning and administrative issues.
  • A team of humanitarian workers in charge of debates within the thematic forums as Guest Experts.
  • A Final Assignment Tutor, giving personal guidance when developing the assignment.
  • A Technician to give support with the virtual class


Master’s in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid

Duration: 1.500 hours – one year (48 units).
Start date: June 15, 2023

Deadline: June 30, 2023
Course language: English
Methodology: Online with tutor

  • Regular fee: 1900 Euros
  • Reduced Fee “Grant 60 & one-off payment”: 645 Euros  ) 60% Special discount for workers in international and local organizations Fees after discount:  Only 744 USD one-off payment  )


Note: This master's degree is professional, not academic, which means that it is not a university degree. 


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For information and inscriptions to the KALU Master in International cooperation and Humanitarian Aid in Yemen, please contact Arabic Center for Preparing Arbitrators and international Expert ACPIAE Office as the follow:


Tel: 01-478090

Cell:  779447447- 777700525



Address: Sana'a Rep. of Yemen, Ring Street, next to Al-Jeel Al-Jadeed Library KFC Tower, second floor, office No. 201


Main Office: 


TEL: +34 950 70 00 70