Disaster And Relief Management
Short-Course / Online Study
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Disaster And Relief Management // Study-Description
People who are active in the field of risk prevention and civil protection, furthermore decision makers and members of operational , emergency and rescue organizations including NGOs, the Federal Army, the fire brigade, the Austrian Civil protection, urban and regional planning and civil protection officers and managers in public relations and /or crisis/disaster communications in public administration.
The students should be able to understand the principles of Disaster and Relief Management and know the (international) institutions that are involved.
Prof. Dr. Alexander Siedschlag
- Development and Characteristics of Disaster Research
- Analytical Methods and Tools
- Crisis Decision Making
- Catastrophic Events and Mass Behaviour
- Disaster Reduction and Civil Protection
- Crisis Communication
- Risk Communication
- International Action in Catastrophic Emergencies
- Early Warning
The admission for the study is based on the chronological order of registration via the application form. You can find the application form further down. Simply press the button "Download Application form", fill in the form and send it to us.
For further questions please contact us.
There are no fixed semester dates or time limits.
After the admission you will get access to the study platform Campus. Here you can attend lectures online, study the scripts and ask questions about your study in the forum - or contact the study department directly. If you feel ready, please order the examination materials. You have two weeks to prepare your seminar work. After delivery via IT experts assess your work within four weeks and subsequently you will obtain your examination certificate.
Our study department will guide you throughout the entire duration of the e-learning program and will accompany you with help and deed.
The distance-learning course will be conducted using state-of-the-art distance learning technologies and researched pedagogical practice of "Technology-Based Education".
On doing so following technical tools will be used:
- Online-Campus (central study- and examination platform)
- Discussion forums
- Access to online-medias (lectures and scripts)
- Newsletter and subscriptions
- wwlibs (relevant literature)
The successful completion of the written examination (approx. 10 pages) covering the entire course content is required for receiving the certificate.
The public support, as well as the tax deduction of education and training expenses is subject to different tax regulations in different countries. Please check this with your financial legal representative or the competent tax authority.
Please find the costs of this continuing education program in the price list. We stay at your entire disposal for further questions.
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