Master & Ph.D Masters and PhD Scholarships in Risk and Emergency Management

at UME Graduate School in Italy

The new Masters and PhD Programme in Risk and Emergency Management (REM) aims to train graduates and professionals in the assessment, mitigation and management of extreme events (both before and after they occur), with a primary focus on those arising from natural hazards and a secondary focus on human-made, technological and biomedical risk.

The unique characteristics of the programme include the broad, interdisciplinary curriculum that includes topics of statistics and probability, law, economics, resource management, natural hazards and risk, finance, insurance, sociology, communication, psychology, public health and medicine, and the innovative teaching structure which allows renowned lecturers from around the world to make up the teaching body. Furthermore, the programme is signing cooperation agreements with a number of international partner organisations that will host the Masters candidates for their industrial placement.

Interested applicants are invited to read through all sections of this website to learn more about the programme, and about how to apply for the upcoming academic year.

Application Requirements

The minimum requirement in order to apply for the REM programme is a University Degree, preferably in Engineering, Geophysics, Physics, Economics or similar. Professional experience in risk assessment, mitigation or management will be favourably evaluated.

Application Deadlines


Applications for the Masters Programme should be submitted by 30th MARCH 2012 .

Applications for the PhD Programme should be submitted by 30th March 2012 for the 2012/13 academic year.

Application Procedure

Masters Programme

Applicants should fill in the application form, and send this along with their Curriculum Vitae and a letter of intent to The applicant should also note in the email the contact information of 3 referees.

Application Form: UME_MSc_Application_Form

PhD Programme

Applicants should fill in the application form, and send it along with:

  1. Degree Diploma (five years).
  2. Academic and professional CV.
  3. Reference letters.
  4. Scientific publication(s).
  5. Results achieved in post graduate courses.
  6. Any other title or document deemed as valuable.

The application form should be sent to UME School Secretariat within 30th March 2012 and can be found here

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