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Systems of Crisis Management in Comparative Perspective

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

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.

Application and eligibility

Systems of Crisis Management in Comparative Perspective, 15 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018


Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

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Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

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.


Academic credits 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.

Application code



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to 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.

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Course is given by
Department of Political Science
Contactperson for the course is:
Anna Palmgren Vahlroos