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Masters in risk and emergency management (REM)

  • Main organization:Institute for Advanced Study in Pavia (IUSS). UME Graduate School
  • Type:University programme
  • Level:Masters
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • Location:Italy (Pavia)
  • Contact:Email: secretariat@umeschool.it
    Tel: +39-0382-5169851
    Fax: +39-0382-529131

    UME Graduate School Secretariat,
    c/o EUCENTRE
    Via Ferrata 1
    27100 Pavia
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Duration:Masters candidates will follow an 18-month programme (90 ECTS), starting in Sep 2013, which will include 12 months of courses (worth 60 ECTS) and 6 months dedicated to an 'Industry Project' (worth 30 ECTS), which will be carried out in one of the partner institutions with which there is a cooperation agreement.

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The REM Master Program is being offered by the Understanding and Managing Extremes (UME) Graduate School of IUSS Pavia, jointly awarded with the University of Pavia. The interdisciplinary curriculum includes topics of statistics and probability, law, economics, resource management, natural hazards and risk, finance, insurance, sociology, communication, psychology, public health and medicine. Renowned lecturers from around the world make up the teaching body.

Admission Requirement

The minimum requirement in order to apply for the REM programme is a University Degree, preferably in Engineering, Geophysics, Physics, Economics or similar. Professional experience in risk assessment, mitigation or management will be favourably evaluated.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants are asked to register with the IUSS online application system, using a valid email address. Full details on the application procedure can be found at:


Applications are currently open for 2014/15, with a deadline of February 28, 2014. A number of scholarships and/or tuition waivers are available for the highest-ranking applicants. For details and the online application procedure, visit http://www.umeschool.it/rem.

Tuition and Cost

The participating costs of the 18-month Masters Programme are 9000 Euros.

Deadline for application

02 May 2014


  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management
  • Countries/Regions:Italy

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/18618

Last updated

05 Mar 2014

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