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Graduate Academy SERIOR (SEcurity-RIsk-ORientation)…

offers trinational training programmes (Germany, France, Switzerland) to PhD students and postdocs: scientific training and mentoring in summer schools and lecture series as well as a praxis oriented program for knowledge and technology transfer.

Networks in the region and beyond: Graduate Academy SERIOR contributes to establishing Eucor –  The European Campus and cooperates with the Upper Rhine Cluster for Sustainability Research.

From 2016 to 2019 Graduate Academy SERIOR's thematic focus is on risk management in the context of the trinational Upper Rhine region.

Our approach to risk management is structured by three core areas: "security", "risk" and "orientation" allow to comprehend risk management as a complex interplay of

  • understanding the cultural differences in subjective perceptions of security and risk
  • objectifying risk assessment through the methods of natural sciences
  • gaining orientation with a view to multifaceted risk communications and in the face of differing conceptions of risks and securities.


"TENDENCIES IN PUBLIC CIVIL SECURITY LAW" by Prof. Dr. Ralf Poscher, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Director of the Department of Philosophy of...

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"Cooperation in crise management" by Prof. Dr. Frank Fiedrich Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Lehrstuhl für Bevölkerungsschutz, Katastrophenhilfe und...

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!!! APPLY NOW !!! Trinational and interdisciplinary SERIOR Summer School "Risk without frontiers"

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