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.

Lecture

ECTS

Planned in*

Type

From Module 1 : Fundamentals of Risk Prevention and Disaster Management

Introduction to Risk Prevention and Disaster Management

2

6.-8.10.2016

VO

From Module 3:  Risk Prevention and Mitigation Strategies

Legal, Political and Socioeconomic Fundamentals of Risk Prevention

2

19.11.2016 & 12.-13.01.2017

VO

State-wide Disaster Prevention and Risk Governance (Models and Control Mechanisms)

4

11.02.2017 & 9.-11.03.2017

SE

Risk Communication and Media

3

13.-15.04.2017

UE

From Module 4: Response and Recovery

Crisis Communication

3

4.-9.09.2017

UE

Final Presentation of a chosen topic from "Disaster Management"

1

Autumn 2017

-

 *changes may still apply

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)