M.Sc. On Campus

Fire Safety Engineering

Ghent University

24 months
5744 EUR/year
962 EUR/year
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The International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering is an English taught two-year programme offered by Ghent University with the aim of providing a high-level education and an integrated cultural experience to future Fire Safety experts.

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Why you should apply for IMFSE

You fulfill the admission requirements, but are still hesitating whether to apply for Fire Safety Engineering at Ghent University? Read the following arguments and you'll find out how appealing this unique programme is to you!

Fire Safety Engineering, a hot topic!

Fire Safety is an essential feature of any building or industrial plant during its lifetime. The application of engineering principles to meet design objectives is the worldwide trend in the performance-based design approach.

You study at 3 internationally renowned institutes …

The 3 IMFSE partners build upon their excellence in research and experience with existing educational programmes in fire Safety Engineering to deliver this unique programme. The mobility scheme allows you to spend a semester in each of the 3 institutes.

You become part of an international network

You will not only gain worldwide recognition by your International Erasmus Mundus education, you will also be part of an international network of longlasting professional relationships you build up during the programme. You and your study colleagues will be leading experts in the worldwide Fire Safety Engineering community.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fire Dynamics
  • Basics of Structural Engineering
  • Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer
  • FSE Based Firefighting 
  • Modelling of Turbulence and Combustion 
  • Turbomachines
  • Risk assessment
  • Advanced fire dynamics
  • Human behaviour in fire
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details


  • Online application submission deadline: 31 January

Self sponsored:

  • Online application deadline: 30 April


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors or Masters in: architecture, civil engineering, electrical engineering, electromechanical engineering, chemical engineering, engineering physics, materials science, urbanism and spatialplanning.Other degrees on the basis of a study of individual skills (e.g. fire safety consultants, fire prevention officers, fire brigade officers, building designers, building services engineers, architectural practitioners).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5744 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5744 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    962 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gent

754 - 1205 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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