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.

Short Facts

Academic degree
Certificate of the University of Vienna
Duration
2 semester
Scope
15 ECTS
Language
German
Costs
€ 2,100.-

The certificate course is comprised of the following lectures. The reference to the modules indicate in which part of the master's program 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)