29/04/2019 to 03/05/2019

Course overview

The goal of the training is to provide an overview of the basic principles and methodologies for programme evaluation with an emphasis on the application for practitioners in the humanitarian work environment. The training content will be conveyed as a balanced combination of lectures, group work and case studies.

Please note that the preparations for this training are ongoing. The 2019 agenda will be uploaded within a few weeks.


The training goal is that participants become conversant with the principles underlying the selection of an appropriate design for an evaluation in the humanitarian context and will be able to identify data sources and methods used to acquire information to assess project impact. Participants should become able to critically analyse both the opportunities and the limitations that emerge when working with a given evaluation approach.


MSF staff and external professionals with professional and educational experience and competence to learn the methodology of evaluations.

Priority will be given to candidates with availability and motivation to do evaluations in the coming 12 months.




All applicants should fulfil the following:

  • Advanced degree in Health Management, Medicine, Anthropology, Economics, Logistics, Audit or related field
  • Or a first-level university degree with two additional years of qualifying experience in lieu of the advanced degree
  • Or at least 7 years of relevant working experience in an NGO environment and experience in quality management, performance monitoring and audit
  • Very good command of written and spoken English

Applicants from MSF OCA, OCB, OCBA and OCG shall apply via their respective Training Unit who will provide the necessary information and will submit the application.

You can also apply as an external candidate directly with the Vienna Evaluation Unit by sending your CV and Letter of Motivation to evaluation@vienna.msf.org

Application deadline: 28 February 2019



Applicants who apply through the MSF Training units

Costs of participation and travel costs will be covered by MSF and must be arranged with your related Training Unit.

External candidates

The training is free of charge. Further financial and organisational details will be communicated in the acceptance letter.

Travel arrangements to/from the training have to be made by the participant herself/himself. Accommodation and meals will be provided by MSF-AT.

Contact Us:

evaluation@vienna.msf.at, subject line: Evaluation Training 2019


The Vienna Evaluation Unit is looking forward to receiving your application!


Kardinal König Haus

Kardinal-König-Platz 3
Vienna 1130