Important information about the 2nd Degree Master “Geomatics for Disaster Risk Reduction”.
The 2nd Degree Master’s Course ‘Geomatics for Disaster Risk Reduction’ (GeoDRR) is a study programme developed within the European ERASMUS PLUS Capacity Building Project under the supervision of European universities: Silesian University of Technology (SUT, Poland , EU), University of Alicante (UA, Spain , EU) and University of Western Attica (UNIWA, Greece , EU).
The Project Leader is the Silesian University of Technology, a Research University, member of EURECA-PRO – a global education centre and interdisciplinary leader in research and innovation.
GeoDRR Project and the 2nd Degree Master ’Geomatics for Disaster Risk Reduction’ have been reviewed by two expert committees: GeoDRR Project Quality Curriculum Committee (18 disciplinary professors from all 9 Consortium Universities) and the GeoDRR Quality Assurance Board (10 experts from all 10 Consortium Members) .
GeoDRR Master’s Programme is based on the rules of European study programmes with the simultaneous consideration of the requirements and formal regional regulations of the Asian Partner countries :
– the study programme includes 14 subjects based on lecture, project, laboratory and seminar classes; the laboratory and project classes are based on modern laboratory infrastructure, including that acquired within the framework of the European Erasmus E+ GeoDRR Project,
– the hourly course contents correspond to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits and include: 120 ECTS credits for 2 years of study (or 90 credits for 1.5 years of study – depending on the Asian Partner Country).
The adopted methodology and principles of the study completion procedure are a guarantee of the high quality of the Master’s Degree Programme ‘Geomatics for Disaster Risk Reduction’.
The text of the statement below has been validated by the Director of the Study Collegium and the Vice-Rector for Science and Development of the Silesian University of Technology (SUT, Gliwice, Poland, EU).