2022-2023 / RISQ2000-2

Introduction to natural hazards


12h Th

Number of credits

 Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...) (Faculty of social sciences)3 crédits 


Pierre Ozer

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Lecture introducing the master in natural hazards management

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Natural hazards threatening the earth: an introduction to what they cost and how they can be reduced.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Theoretical presentation and feedback

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

4 x 3 hours of lecture

Recommended or required readings

PowerPoint presentations are available in pdf. A list of selected papers is also provided (in Franch and English).

Assessment methods and criteria

The students will be assessed by an oral exam focusing on a discussion around the analysis of figures seen during the course.

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


Pierre OZER
Département des Sciences et Gestion de l'Environnement
Université de Liège
Avenue de Longwy, 185 - B-6700 ARLON
E-Mail : pozer@uliege.be