Certificate Course "Disaster Legislation"

The aim of this course on "Disaster Legislation" is to convey a basic knowledge and understanding of international as well as national disaster legislation.

Units: 15 ECTS over the course of 3 semesters

Degree: Confirmation of Completion and Certificate

Tuition Fee: EUR 2.100.-

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


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
From Module 4: Response and Recovery
Legal and Organisational Aspects of Response and Recovery Strategies4VO
European Civil Protection Mechanism3UE
From Module 7e: International, European and Austrian Legislation concerning Risk Prevention and Disaster Management
International, European and Austrian Laws on Risk Prevention and Disaster Management3VU
Final Presentation of a chosen topic from "Disaster Legislation"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)