IMT Mines Alès - UNÎMES: your best choice to become a disaster management specialist
Disasters, whether they originate in natural, economic, political or religious causes, are becoming more frequent. There is undoubtedly a steady increase in climate-related natural disasters. Religious conflicts and terrorist attacks have also recently become part of current news. This context, and the changing nature of humanitarian action, contribute to a new demand for fully integrated, holistic approaches to disaster. This creates a growing need for professionals adequately trained to prepare and implement disaster management strategies. These strategies have to be deployed fast and efficiently to reduce losses and deal with new challenges.
The Master in Disaster Management & Environmental Impact Studies was designed by IMT Mines Alès and the Université de Nîmes. It offers French and international students the best of both worlds: France's academic tradition and engineering excellence, with classes taught in English, making it an ideal combination. Our International Master in Disaster Management & Environmental Impact Studies is based on the interrelated fields of humanitarian care and civil protection, corresponding to the needs arising from a crisis situation.
The significance of information and communication technologies (ICT) in our society is constantly growing - furthermore inter- nationalization and the flexible combination of businesses and their structures are key success factors for modern companies. Innovative IT solutions improve competitiveness and define the communication between enterprises and customers. Therefore the job market increasingly requires highly qualified personalities capable of efficiently running and designing businesses on the background of a strong management education combining communication and computer sciences. An intensive dialogue with global business experts in connection with research and practical projects shall help our students to outperform in their future entrepreneurial career following our motto: Creating Business through People and Technology. This unique Master degree program also offers the possibility to spend a term at one of our international partner universities and integrates important study tours like the Silicon Valley experience.