Certificate Course "Principles of Disaster Management"

The aim of this certificate course is to convey a basic knowledge and understanding of what Disaster Management is and encompasses. Candidates will also learn how to apply this knowledge in the field.

Units: 15 ECTS over the course of 2 semesters

Degree: Confirmation of Completion and Certificate

Tuition Fee: EUR 1.500.-

The certificate course is comprised of the following lectures. The reference to the Modules indicate in which part of the Master course these lectures will be held in.

LectureECTSType
From Module 1 : Fundamentals of Risk Prevention and Disaster Management
Introduction to Risk Prevention and Disaster Management2VO
From Module 3:  Risk Prevention and Mitigation Strategies
Legal, Political and Socioeconomic Fundamentals of Risk Prevention2VO
State-wide Disaster Prevention and Risk Governance (Models and Control Mechanisms)4SE
Risk Communication and Media3UE
From Module 4: Response and Recovery
Crisis Communication3UE
Final Presentation of a chosen topic from "Disaster Management"1-

 Course Types:

VO - Vorlesung (Lecture without continuous assessment, attendance not compulsory)

VU - Vorlesung mit Übungscharakter (Lecture with Exercises, attendance compulsory)

UE - Übung (Exercises, attendance compulsory)

SE - Seminar (attendance compulsory)