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The University of Alcalá offers courses leading to official university degrees valid all over Spain and where applicable, throughout the territory of the European Union.

In its official studies, the University of Alcalá promotes training that is balanced in theoretical and practical aspects, promoting freedom of opinion, based on a command of content to grasp the scientific, technical or artistic methods needed to achieve the social return on the public resources invested in the training process in productive activity of future graduates.

These studies include Undergraduate Degrees, Master's Degrees and Doctorates courses.



University Master in Health Humanitarian Action (M161)

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

University of Alcalá
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Medical humanitarian organisation "DOCTORS OF THE WORLD (MdM)"

Cruz Roja

Other External Collaborating Entities that participate: MSF, AMREF, FARMAMUNDI, SAVE THE CHILDREN, OXFAM.

Teaching centre(s)

University of Alcalá
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Year Course Started

2017-18 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One and a half academic years full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS credits for students matriculated full-time, 30 part-time.

Type of teaching



Spanish and English

Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.




Consuelo Giménez Pardo
University Professor

Jose Félix Hoyo
Doctors of the World


Quality Coordination
Dra. Consuelo Giménez Pardo

Academic Committee

Consuelo Giménez Pardo (UAH)
José Félix del Hoyo (MdM)
Vicerrector de Profesorado y Ordenación Académica (UAH)
Decano de la Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud (UAH)
Coordinadora General de Médicos del Mundo


Academics Issues:
Dra. Consuelo Giménez Pardo

Administrative Issues:

Estudio financiado

Objectives and competences

The goals of this master"s degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competences required to obtain a master"s degree, in accordance with article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competences which must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Registration deadlines

Number of places for new

Total places available: 30
Minimum number of places for masters to be taught: 20

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Specific admission conditions

Entry profile:
Estudiantes de los siguientes Grados y Licenciaturas: Medicina, Enfermería, Fisioterapia y Biología Sanitaria.

Selection criteria:
Valoración del curriculum vitae completado con una carta de declaración de interés
Aplicación de un baremo de puntuación ponderado que valora:
  • Titulación académica (grado y licenciatura), ponderado por la media de titulación y año de finalización: máximo 3 puntos
  • Experiencia previa y otros méritos (trabajos, cursos, seminarios y/o seminarios realizados con los perfiles del Máster): máximo 2 puntos
  • Conocimiento de idiomas: máximo 1 punto
    ·Certificación oficial de Nivel B1 (mínimo) (Marco Común Europeo de Referencia para las Lenguas)
    ·De no existir acreditación oficial, se realizará una prueba de traducción y comentario de un texto científico en inglés


(this information must be read in order to matriculate properly)

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations


Collaboration agreements and programmes

Registration and fees



Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

Material resources available to course participants

Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration

Course implementation

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Manuel Rodríguez Zapata (Decano)
Consuelo Giménez Pardo (Directora del Master)
Jose Felix Hoyo (Director del Master)
Elena Urdaneta (Coordinadora General de Médicos del Mundo)
Lourdes Lledó García (Representante PDI)
David Alcalá Morales (Estudiante)
Francisca Ibarro (PAS)

Complaints and Suggestions

Monitoring reports

Recently implanted degree

Reconocimientos del Máster

Work placement of graduates

Febrero 2018

Marzo 2018

Abril 2018

Enero 2017

Diciembre 2016

Noviembre 2016