D.U. « Street» children and youth 2023-2024

Understanding the situations of children and young people living on the streets or in precarious shelters (unaccompanied minors, young people on the move) who have broken off from their family life and are socially excluded, in order to act in an interdisciplinary manner (medical, psychological, social, educational, legal) with individualized support methods: these are the objectives of this 100-hour training course, which is given in constant interaction with the multi-country experiences and professional practices of SamusocialInternational and its partners.

Under the direction of Dr. Xavier Emmanuelli, this training is intended for professionals and future professionals (intervention, coordination, management) in the sectors of child protection and action against exclusion in France and internationally, and is accessible to all disciplines at the level of baccalaureate +3 (with possible exemptions by the pedagogical committee), in student status or in salaried status with financing under the heading of continuing education.

The training is conducted online, giving students living in the provinces or abroad the opportunity to participate fully.

100 hours of classes are given by specialists, academics and practitioners, both French and foreign.


For the academic year 2023-2024, the courses are divided into four seminars that will take place on:

  • February 19-23, 2024
  • March 18-22, 2024
  • April 22-26, 2024
  • June 13, 2024 and September 12, 2024

With defense of the internship report or dissertation in videoconference November 2024.

Registration period: opening on 01/09/2023 and closing on 01/02/2024.

Registration here.

Training reference : DUA631

Download the program: DU 2023/2024 Program

For administrative information on registration, contact:


  • Delphine Laisney : d.laisney@samu-social-international.com
  • Sarah His : sarah.his@parisdescartes.fr