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Multidisciplinairy Disaster and Risk Management Master Programme


Academic programme part of the PeriPeri U (Partners Enhancing Resilience for People Exposed to Risk) consortium's academic activities.


This programme is intended to provide students with a deep theoretical and conceptual knowledge of disaster risk science and common hazards (including man-made, environmental, industrial and natural threats). It also aims to equip them with the skills to design and implement scientific research projects with ready to use results. This practically oriented Masters Programme is composed of 18 month programme that includes both coursework and field research components. The first, a 12-month class-based component, provides students with the necessary theoretical context and scientific tools from which they will develop a student research project. The second six-month component comprises practical field research leading to a student thesis that will be publicly presented and defended.

Assessment and examination

The programme is composed of 4 modules, all of which are compulsory. Examinations are organized at the end of the first 12 months and/or at the end of each course. Only students with sufficient credit, equivalent to an average mark not less than 50% will be eligible to continue with their practical research and student thesis.

Admission Requirement

Candidates must have at least a Bachelors degree or equivalent. All disciplines are accepted for candidacy. The admission process is composed of two steps. The first step is an initial selection based on candidates’ files application. The second step consists of individual interviews of the selected candidates.



Geographical coverage



18 months

Application procedure

To apply please contact Pr Randrianalijaona Tiana Mahefasoa. Email:


Pr Randrianalijaona Tiana Mahefasoa. Phone: +261 340 137 170 / +261 331 537 170. Email:

Last updated

29 Jan 2015

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  • Type University programme
  • Level Masters
  • Location(s) Madagascar (Antananarivo)
  • Language French

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