The NORISK International Master


The applications for the NORISK International Master in Risk Assessment and Management of Civil Infrastructures are open.

The NORISK EMJM is a prestigious Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Course designed to address the critical need for professionals with a solid foundation in risk assessment and management within the context of civil infrastructures. This program stands out for its highly specialized curriculum and multidisciplinary approach.

Program Overview
Duration: One academic year (60 ECTS)
Dual-degree structure: Master’s degree awarded by two partner Universities (30 ECTS each)
Rotating program among esteemed partners
Possibility of being involved within a secondment in several of the Associated Partners
Language of instruction and examinations: English

Full members
Minho University (Coordinator, Portugal); La Rochelle University (France); Universita degli Studi di Padova (Italy); and Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech (Spain)

Key Focus Areas
The NORISK EMJM emphasizes advanced knowledge and skills in assessment, management, reliability, and risk analysis. Participants will be equipped to address the intricacies of monitoring, digitalization, and intervention on civil infrastructures, with a particular emphasis on sectors such as energy, transport, communications, water, health, defense, national security, banking, and financial services.

There will be scholarships for excellent students from different geographical regions of 1400EUR/month, covering also the tuition fees. 

Application Process
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications through our online portal: The call for students is currently open, and the deadline for applications is 31st of January of 2024.

By enrolling in NORISK, the candidate will benefit from a comprehensive and integrative educational experience that goes beyond conventional boundaries. The program aims to provide optimized and sustainable solutions for the complex challenges posed by civil infrastructures.

NORISK encourage individuals with a passion for contributing to the field of risk analysis and infrastructure management to take advantage of this unique opportunity.

For any further information or assistance during the application process, please contact the admissions team at


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