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

Type

From Module 1 : Fundamentals of Risk Prevention and Disaster Management

Introduction to Risk Prevention and Disaster Management

2

VO

From Module 3:  Risk Prevention and Mitigation Strategies

Legal, Political and Socioeconomic Fundamentals of Risk Prevention

2

VO

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

4

SE

Risk Communication and Media

3

UE

From Module 4: Response and Recovery

Crisis Communication

3

UE

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)