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.

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)