Master of Disaster Management

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen School of Global Health
27.08.2012 - 27.08.2013  Copenhagen
Course Content
In order to meet these needs for a more holistic approach to Disaster Management, the University of Copenhagen and Lund University are offering their joint multidisciplinary expertise in the form of a master programme, based on the philosophy of Disaster Risk Reduction, Response and Recovery.
Learning objectives, training objectives
The Master of Disaster Management aims to provide the appropriate skills for disaster management at a national and international level in areas of natural and man made disaster, climate change, and terrorism.
Target Audience
National and international aid workers, government officials and other professionals interested in any or all parts of Disaster Management with a solid and holistic interdisciplinary background
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
A master degree in Disaster Management is helpful or even required when working for national and international emergency agencies, relief organisations, national governments, the UN system and private companies.
A bachelor\'s degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study (eg. health sciences, social sciences, engineering, etc.) and at least 2 years of relevant working experience
Local Organizer
A cooperation between University of Copenhagen and Lund University - please visit
The curriculum, with a research-based framework for Disaster Management, combines professional and hands-on skills with a multidisciplinary academic understanding

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Enquiries and Registration:

Mr. Assoc. Prof. Peter Kjær Jensen
Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies
English, English
Credit Points
60 ECTS - Points
DKK 112.500,00
Organizer contact info
Oester Farimagsgade 5
1353 Copenhagen K
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