academic training

UN-SPIDER Updates January 2020

Issue Date: 

Fri, 14/02/2020
English

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Copernicus MOOC

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The Copernicus MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course, free and accessible to all. It has been developed by the University of Luxembourg Competence Centre and PwC for the European Commission. It will be delivered between February and April 2020.

The course will address three key topics:

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Is a certificate Issued?: 

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Date: 

09/03/2020 to 30/05/2020

Event Organisers: 

Copernicus Programme

Co-organisers: 

The University of Luxembourg Competence Centre and PricewaterhouseCoopers

Call for scholarships: Copernicus Master in Digital Earth

Geospatial technologies have the ability to confront global problems in a way never seen before; and the demand for qualified professionals to address these problems grows as well. With this in mind, the European Union’s Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) Programme - in conjunction with the EU’s Copernicus programme - is calling for applications to the Copernicus Master in Digital Earth.

Publishing Date: 

Sat, 30/11/2019 - 11:26

Ph.D in Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The broad aim of the program is to nurture professionals who can train researchers and take leadership in planning and implementation of national and international strategies and policies in the field of water-related risk management.

 

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36

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140

Training Target Audience: 

The program examines and selects candidates who: – have motivation and capabilities for doctoral level work, and – will train experts in the field of water-related risk management after completion of this program. To be eligible for admission to the program, an applicant must have research or practical experiences more than one year in the field of water-related risk management in organizations including universities, or have written Master’s thesis related to water-related risk management.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

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Training Requirements: 

English Language Requirements:
TOEFL score: iBT 79 (PBT 550) / IELTS score: 6.0
or official documents that certify applicant’s undergraduate/graduate education was conducted in English.

Tuition Remarks: 

Scholarship under the JICA AUN/SEED-Net
Age Limit: Under 35 years of age as of October 1, 2013.
Eligible Countries: Applicants must be from AUN/SEED-Net Member Institutions of Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Event Organisers: 

National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Co-organisers: 

International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM) Research Assistantship, Public Works Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University

Language of event: 

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Master of Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The curriculum, with a research-based framework for Disaster Management, combines professional and hands-on skills with a multidisciplinary academic understanding.

The Master of Disaster Management is relevant for all professions working with Disaster Management. It is aimed at providing the appropriate skills for disaster management at a national and international level in areas of natural and man made disaster, climate change, terrorism, etc.

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13

Training Target Audience: 

The program is directed at a wide group of people working within areas related to disaster management both nationally and internationally

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

A relevant bachelor's or professional bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant professional experience

Tuition Remarks: 

DKK 112,500 or DKK 150,000

Event Organisers: 

Copenhagen university

Co-organisers: 

Lund university

Language of event: 

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Master of Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This programme provides anyone with a vocational or academic interest in risk, crisis and disaster management with an exceptional opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding across the whole subject area.

This master’s course provides a wide-ranging interdisciplinary analysis of the extent, effects and explanations of crisis and disaster, and the use of risk theory. In addition to examining case studies, you will also be provided with the opportunity to undertake supervised research in an area of personal or professional interest.

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Is a certificate Issued?: 

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Training Requirements: 

A first- or second-class honours degree or an acceptable equivalent professional qualification. Special consideration is given to applications from people with relevant work experience and knowledge.

Tuition Remarks: 

Home/EU: £8,445
International: £9,725
Discounted fee for students studying in eligible countries: £7,350

Additional Information: 

Master program is offered in March and September each year.
Duration of the degree is two years by distance learning, plus 3 optional study events.

Event Organisers: 

University of Leicester

Language of event: 

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Degrees in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
Asian Institute of Technology

The academic training opportunity covers the following topics: Natural Disasters, forecasts and early warning systems development, investment of RS/ GIS and energy technologies for disaster management, Geospatial Technology for disaster risk mapping, Coastal resilience, Humanitarian emergency management

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14

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101

Is a certificate Issued?: 

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Training Requirements: 

Engineering, architecture, natural and social sciences, management background; professionals with work experience prioritized

Tuition Remarks: 

Bath 502.000/ 188.000/ 1.296.000
Limited number of scholarships and fellowships available

Additional Information: 

An internship of 12 weeks at national, regional or international organizations such as ADPC, GIC, UNDP,UNEP, or ITC (The Netherlands) will be arranged for students in the Professional Master’s Degree Program

Date: 

01/08/2013

Event Organisers: 

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), School of Engineering and Technology, School of Environment

Co-organisers: 

ADPC , NOAA, ITC, ICUS, ITTI, CRC, JAXA, TSF, DPRI

Language of event: 

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