Master in Disaster Medicine

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Program Description

Master in Disaster Medicine

Vrije Universiteit Brussel


This advanced master provides a clear picture of current concepts and developments in the strategic and tactical management of the medical aspects of disasters.
It provides you with a number of skills which are important in the pursuance of disaster management:

  • leadership
  • decision making
  • communication
  • coordination skills
  • stress management
  • working in multidisciplinary teams
  • the use of information technology

You also learn to to teach and train disaster medical management at health professions schools and perform research in order to contribute to the further development of disaster medicine as an academic discipline. This master gives you the possibility to be included in a worldwide network of disaster medical professionals.
The main aim of the Advanced Master in Disaster Medicine is to improve the competence in disaster medicine and the disaster medical competencies for health professionals in order to form high-level professionals qualified to work as academics, staff members or field workers for international, governmental, and non-governmental organizations.
More details about the programme's curriculum can be found here


To start the programme, you need to have a university master degree in a subject of health care, health management, or public health.

In order to be admitted, you need to be proficient in English.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 21, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Dec. 2017
1 year
Full time
7,032 EUR
Start date Dec. 2017
Italy Vercelli
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 7,032 EUR