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Specialized CERtificate in assessment and management of
Geological and Climate related Risk
University of Geneva, Switzerland

APRIL 9 – JUNE 8, 2018

The 31th session of the CERG-C program, includes 5 thematic modules:

  • Risk management
  • Volcanic risk
  • Seismic risk
  • Flood and climate-related risk
  • Landslide risk


These modules are designed to be of interest for practitioners and scientists from a wide background including geologists, civil engineers, physical geographers, social scientists or other field specialists. Participants typically come from governmental, non-governmental, international organizations and private institutions. Our main goal is to develop multidisciplinary skills for the assessment and management of natural risks.

This course, held at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, takes place over 9 weeks, including field immersions. The 2018 session will run from April 9 until June 8, 2018. If you are interested in learning more about the CERG-C program, please visit our website home page at: http://www.unige.ch/hazards (there you can find the application materials by selecting the Registration tab on the left). The deadline for applications is September 12, 2017 for visa and/or fellowship applications, and January 28, 2018 for all other applicants.