Master of Disaster Management (M.DM.)

Master of Disaster Management (M.DM.)

The International Multidisciplinary Program in Disaster Management
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Program Length: 1 Full Academic Year (3 consecutive semesters) with an additional thesis year option

Language of Instruction: English

Tuition: $11,000 (not including medical insurance)

Admission Requirements:
Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 80 on a scale of 100. ​

Application Deadline:

Ongoing rolling admissions

Maximum 25 students per cohort

The Awarded Degree: Master of Disaster Management (M.DM).




Program Overview

Our Master's in Disaster Management is the first and only program of its kind offered in Israel. It will fast-track you into becoming one of the new generations of leaders who will protect and make our communities more prepared and resilient in these ever-challenging times.

This degree is aimed at professionals with field experience and/or those looking to understand and develop an effective disaster management program. Our program will guide you into developing new, innovative, and critical ways of thinking when defining intervention plans for emergency and disaster situations. More importantly, you’ll also learn how to put these plans into action.

The multidisciplinary curriculum encompasses a diverse range of fields: expect to get to grips with Disaster Management, Emergency Medicine, Public Health, Humanitarian Aid, Crisis Communication, Crisis Management, Cyber Security, CBRNE, and more.

This unique hands-on program will provide you with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical aspects required to effectively manage emergencies and disasters - and their consequences.

Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, itself a world leader in emergency preparedness and management, this program offers students from around the globe an opportunity to study and engage with world-renowned Israeli and international experts and faculty.

Program Highlights

  • You’ll get to train and engage with world-leading academics, field experts, and policymakers from across the globe. 

  • Flexible and personalized goal-oriented curriculum, to match your career goals. 

  • Unique internship program - Turn theory into hands-on practical experience to develop your professional networks and future career opportunities with an internship that caters to your career interests.

  • Study in Israel, a country renowned for its leadership and innovative approaches to disaster management.

  • Take advantage of an optional thesis track.


Career Success Stories

Our alumni hold positions around the globe in the corporate, public and private sectors. With an increase in demand over the last few years for qualified professionals in emergency and disaster management, our graduates have taken on some challenging and fascinating roles. These roles have included positions across a spectrum of international aid, security, and humanitarian organizations, including the U.N., homeland security, hospitals, and NGOs.


Israel's Crisis Response: Prof Bruria Adini on the Global Connection Podcast

Larry French, a master’s student at Tel Aviv University (TAU), interviews Bruria Adini, the head of TAU’s international Master of Disaster Management program. The two discuss ways to characterize the crisis, how different levels of society and government mobilized and responded to October 7, and what – from a disaster management perspective – the state should prioritize moving forward.




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