Why study here?

As a leading global centre for the study of humanitarianism, conflict responses, global health, international disaster management and peacebuilding, we offer an unrivalled learning environment for students interested in pursuing careers in humanitarian aid or research.

HCRI is the partner of UK-Med, an NGO that provides international emergency humanitarian medical assistance to incidents worldwide.

Our community includes social scientists, medical students, historians and professionals from a range of backgrounds.

You'll have the opportunity to engage first-hand with the people, projects and organisations that shape humanitarian, global health, disaster management, conflict response and intervention strategy around the world. You will:


We have many cultural assets in and around the University that are available to all students, including one of the largest university libraries in the country.