Fire Safety Engineering

Lund University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
7000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE) at Lund University is a two-year educational programme in the Erasmus Mundus framework.


These three leading research universities with complementary expertise in the field of Fire Safety Engineering (FSE) join together at Lund University with the main objective of creating an educational programme that defines the required knowledge for a professional fire safety engineer, capable of developing a Performance Based Design (PBD). 

The three Full Partner IMFSE universities are leading European institutions in the field of fire safety, providing both educational programmes and high-level research. Ghent aims at general FSE, Lund is recognised in enclosure fire dynamics, CFD modelling, human behavior during fires and evacuation and towards methods for risk assessment, and Edinburgh is the developer of the first curriculum in structural Fire Safety Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fire Dynamics
  • Basics of Structural Engineering
  • Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Explosions and industrial fire safety
  • FSE Based Firefighting
  • Modelling of Turbulence and Combustion
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Turbomachines
  • Computional Fluid Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

To meet the entry requirements for Master's level studies, you must:

  • have been awarded a Bachelor's degree from an internationally recognised university
  • be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognised test, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS or the equivalent.
  • there may be some other country specific requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Partner Country students is set to € 10,000 per year. 


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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