The 3rd edition of the new Masters Programme in Risk and Emergency Management (REM) is being offered by the Understanding and Managing Extremes (UME) Graduate School of the IUSS Pavia to train graduates and professionals in the assessment, mitigation and management of extreme events, with a particular focus on those arising from natural hazards.
The unique characteristics of the programme include the broad, interdisciplinary curriculum that includes topics of statistics and probability, law, economics, resource management, natural hazards and risk, finance, insurance, sociology, communication, psychology, public health and medicine, and the innovative teaching structure which allows renowned lecturers from around the world to make up the teaching body.
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.
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 the 2013/14 academic year, with a deadline of 28th February 2013, and a number of scholarships are available for the highest ranking applicants. Full details of the programme, as well as the application procedure and scholarship opportunities, can be found on the following website: http://www.umeschool.it/rem.
The participating costs of the 18-month Masters Programme are 9000 Euros.
Applications should be submitted by 28th February 2013
26 Nov 2012
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