Humanitarian U

Humanitarian U is a leader in delivering professional online certification and training to humanitarian workers around the world. Our proven educational programs yield results, create career paths and realistically prepare humanitarians for emergency response situations. We equip field workers to affect positive change in communities, provide critical medical services, and offer aid to people displaced by conflict and natural disasters.

Founded in Canada in 2011, Humanitarian U supports best practices in humanitarian training and sets a global standard for humanitarian education. Our goal is to increase the preparedness and effectiveness—and thus the safety—of humanitarian actions worldwide.


Our evidence-based, performance-measured, eLearning courses were developed by globally respected professionals with extensive practical experience in the humanitarian sector. We offer programs geared toward existing and aspiring humanitarian workers from a wide range of organizations, including NGOs, governments, institutions, the medical community, and other relief and non-profit groups.