CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Joined Master’s degree programme ‘Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security’ that will start in fall semester 2013 in Bonn. The Master of Science will be offered by the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) in cooperation with the University of Bonn as an international degree with a research-oriented profile.
The main purpose of the MSc programme is to provide postgraduate students with detailed knowledge, critical understanding, strategies and the tools required to take an interdisciplinary approach towards environmental risks and human security.
The Master programme ‘Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security’ is a two-year master’s programme using an interdisciplinary approach to provide the students with detailed knowledge, tools and strategies to critically consider and manage various resources related to environmental hazards and disaster risk reduction. Both science-based approaches and methodologies of disaster risk management will be facilitated.
The curriculum of the interdisciplinary master’s programme comprises research areas such as vulnerability assessment, resilience analysis, risk management and adaptation strategies, based on case studies investigated and conducted in the field of human-environment systems, environmentally induced internal displacement and transboundary migration.
During four semesters, students will attend 11 modules (120 ECTS), including introduction seminars, research methods, an internship as well as the master thesis. The language of instruction is English.
UNU-EHS and Bonn University welcome applicants with a strong interest or experience in environmental science and international organizations and structures.
Applications will be accepted till 30 June. On 15 July 2013, the candidates will be informed about their successful application.
For more detailed information on the programme and the application process please see flyer and course structure enclosed to this message or refer to: