Master of Advanced Studies
in Humanitarian Logistics and Management


The way forward for your humanitarian career

The Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM) is a part-time executive program designed for humanitarian professionals who want to enrich their capacities and enhance their careers.

MASHLM provides training in the key areas of supply chain management, process and project management, strategic management, and humanitarian action. Students attend 6 blocks in Lugano, Switzerland.

  • Blocks 1 -5 are 7 days
  • Block 6 is 12 days and includes thesis defense and graduation

The entire program takes 1 year to complete. This format allows participants to earn their master's degree while still working full time.


Discover new ways to serve your beneficiaries, share experiences and best practice from the humanitarian field, expand your knowledge base, and take your career to new heights.


Training focuses on tools and methodologies, concepts and frameworks needed to better analyze, design, implement, and manage complex humanitarian operations.


Students with at least three years of relevant work experience and a bachelor degree or equivalent diploma in logistics, humanitarian aid, public service, or non-profit management are invited to apply.