The aim of the course is to provide knowledge about the crisis management systems of different countries and to develop the ability to independently analyze demands, resources and operative ability in the crisis management of different types of crises, disasters and conflicts. Parts of the course are carried out in cooperation with the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency.
Systems of Crisis Management in Comparative Perspective, 15 hp
Autumn Term 2018
Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018
Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018
Type of studies
Peace and Conflict Studies, 90 credits or Political Science, 90 credits, including an individual thesis 15 credits, or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
The online application opens 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
16 April 2018.
Application and Tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.