Master’s degree for continuing education Disaster Management and Risk Governance

Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Immerse yourself in the forefront of disaster management and risk governance with our Master’s degree program. In today’s world, where natural calamities and global crises pose significant threats to communities worldwide, the need for adept catastrophe management experts has never been more pressing. Our program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate all stages of disaster response, from proactive preparedness to effective post-crisis management.


Discover a pathway to excellence in disaster management and risk governance through our collaborative Master’s degree program offered in partnership with Germany’s Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK). Rooted in interdisciplinary principles, our curriculum empowers students to translate strategic plans into actionable solutions, fostering robust disaster preparedness and response strategies. Tailored for experienced professionals seeking to augment their expertise, our program offers a holistic approach to catastrophe management, blending academic rigor with real-world applicability.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline (at least 180 ECTS credits)
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1, as per DSH exam regulations)
  • A minimum of three years of relevant work experience
  • Disaster Preparedness and Response Strategies
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Policy and Governance in Disaster Management
  • Advanced Crisis Communication

Tuition: €11,500 total

Master’s degree programs for continuing education are subject to tuition. The amount of tuition depends on the range of courses offered in the particular degree program and is based the program’s scale of charges.

Future Career Outcomes

Unlock a world of opportunities in disaster management with our comprehensive program. Our alumni have forged successful careers across a spectrum of sectors, from public authorities to NGOs and academia. By honing critical skills in crisis response and risk mitigation, graduates emerge as leaders capable of navigating the complexities of disaster governance in today’s dynamic landscape.

Visa Requirements:

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