The United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) Intensive Summer Course (former: Block Course) highlights the complexity and importance of vulnerability and resilience in the field of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). The Course is based on the UNU-EHS key research questions, and covers the following major themes:
The Course is designed for academics and practitioners working in related fields who have already obtained (or are in the process of obtaining) a Master's degree. Commonly held Master's degrees are in geography, economics, social science, engineering, anthropology, environmental and/or natural science or related disciplines, and basic experience in vulnerability, risk and/or disaster management. The Course is also offered on an annual basis in cooperation with the University of the Free State, South Africa, and the University of Novi Sad, Serbia.
|Block Courses Bonn: From Vulnerability to Resilience in Disaster Risk Management|
|Block Courses South Africa: Vulnerability and Disaster Risk Reduction|