Master of Disaster Management

Continuing professional development for humanitarian aid professionals.

The Master of Disaster Management programme is aimed at aid professionals or others with an interest in the humanitarian field. We accept participants from a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds, for example risk managers, engineers, doctors, nurses, military officers, architects, social scientists, logisticians and journalists.

Solid scientific and hands-on learning.

This master’s programme will provide you with a mix of in-depth scientific knowledge, effective negotiation skills and practice-based competencies.

The combination of science and hands-on learning allows a comprehensive understanding of disaster risk management processes. This enables a more strategic and tactical approach to be taken to ensure the best possible solutions for obtaining the appropriate disaster response, recovery and risk reduction.


Enrol in the full master's programme or sign up for a single course.

The courses require full-time study, and you must be able to be away from work in the periods where you attend courses.

Programme duration

Part-time study for full-time employees.

The 60 ECTS credits master’s programme can be completed as a 1-year full-time study programme or up to 3 years on a flexible study (part-time) arrangement.