Emergency and Disaster Management, M.A. | Tel Aviv University | Tel Aviv, Israel
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Emergency and Disaster Management

10 months
11300 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The International Emergency and Disaster Management Program is a one-year Master’s in Public Health at Tel Aviv University. It is designed to develop a new generation of leaders that will protect and make our communities more resilient.


Emergency and Disaster Management programme of Tel Aviv University is aimed for professionals with field experience and/or those striving to promote an effective disaster management.    

Our multidisciplinary curriculum encompasses a diverse range of fields:

Disaster Management, Emergency Medicine, Public Health, Humanitarian Aid, Crisis Communication, Crisis Management, Cyber Security, CBRNE and more.

In this program, you will develop new, innovative, and critical ways of thinking when examining intervention plans in emergency and disaster situations, and the ability to put these plans into action.

As a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating center, this unique hands-on program provides our graduates with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical aspects required to effectively manage emergencies, disasters, and their consequences.

Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, a world leader in emergency preparedness and management, this program offers our students from around the globe an opportunity to study and engage with some of the leading Israeli and international experts and faculty that contribute to emergency and disaster management.


Our alumni hold positions around the globe in the corporate, public and private sectors. In recent years, there has been an increase in demand for qualified professionals in emergency and disaster management across a spectrum of international aid, security, and humanitarian organizations, including the U.N., homeland security, hospitals, and NGOs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emergencies and Disaster      
  • Operational , Technological and Logistical – Topics in Disasters
  • Public Policy
  • Global Warming & Natural Hazards
  • Epidemiology
  • Mental Health Aspects of Emergencies and Disaster Situations 
  • Statistics  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission, Maximum 25 students per cohort


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • $150 USD application fee, payable by credit card or bank transfer.
  • Copy of bachelor’s degree diploma
  • Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended 
  • Resume/CV
  • One passport sized photo.
  • Two letters of recommendation, from academic and/or professional sources.
  • Personal essay

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11300 USD per year during 10 months.
  • The basic tuition fee for Israeli citizens is 200% according to TAU’s tuition regulations for MA

Living costs for Tel Aviv Yaffo

4103 - 6890 ILS /month
Living costs

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


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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