Università di Roma Tor Vergata

INTERNATIONAL CBRNe MASTER COURSES

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and explosive

Department of Industrial Engineering and School of Medicine and Surgery

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1st Level Master Course in “Protection against CBRNe events"

 

 

(Course for First Responders) Academic Years 2015/2017

 

Duration:

2 years (March 2016 – December 2017)

ECTS: 120 ECTS

At the end of Master Course, participants will obtain a “1st Level Master in Protection Against CBRNe Events (120 ECTS)”.

The Master Course aims at training “First Responders” and providing them with advanced skills in the following areas:

  • CBRNe threats and risks
  • Analysis of CBRNe agents
  • Effects of CBRNe agents
  • Diffusion and dispersion of CBRNe
  • Software and codes for CBRNe emergencies
  • Detection of CBRNe agents: equipment and techniques
  • CBRNe protection
  • CBRNe decontamination
  • International emergency systems in case of CBRNe events
  • Sanitary rescue and psychological approach to emergencies in case of CBRNe events
  • Critical infrastructure
  • Investigation and mitigation
  • Communication and information in case of CBRNe events
  • Practical activities and training at four specialized European Facilities: NBC School  of Rieti (Italy), VVU-026 Sternberk (Czech Republic), Chornobyl Centre (Ukraine), Seibersdorf Laboratories (Austria)

The Master Course aims at providing participants with suitable technical and operational skills and knowledge, so to become key players in the new area  of CBRNe risks. In order to participate in the Master Course and obtain the final degree (which has legal value according to the Italian law), candidates must have a 180-ECTS point Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. “Equivalence” of degrees such as Military, Police, Fire- fighters Academy degrees etc., will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by the University’s competent bodies and the Master Course’s Steering Committee.

The Master Course is organised by the University of Rome Tor Vergata and the following Italian Public Entities, with which the University has signed formal agreements:

  • Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri (Prime Minister’s Office)
  • Ministero della Difesa (Ministry of Defence)
  • Ministero dell’Interno (Ministry of The Interior)
  • ENEA (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development)
  • Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (National Institute for Geophysics and Vulcanology)
  • Istituto Superiore di Sanità (National Health Institute)
  • SOGIN S.p.A.

Cooperation Agreements have also been signed with the following International Entities:

  • OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons)
  • NATO Centre Of Excellence – (Czech Republic)
  • NATO SCHOOL of Oberammergau (Germany)
  • HotZone Solutions (The Netherlands)
  • VVU-026 Sternberk (Czech Republic)
  • Seibersdorf Laboratories GmbH (Austria)
  • Chornobyl Centre (Ukraine)

The Master Course boasts cooperation with the most important companies operating in the safety and security sector.

Curriculum (Tentative To be Defined)

The 1st level Master Course in “Protection against CBRNe Events” will start on March 2016

I LEVEL MASTER COURSE IN PROTECTION AGAINST CBRNe EVENTS. 2015-2016 (120 ECTS)

 
 

MODULE 1 - INTRODUCTION TO CBRNe RISKS - THE POINT OF VIEW OF  FIRST RESPONDERS - (14-18 March 2016) - Rome (Italy)

 

MODULE 2 - RADIOLOGICAL AND NUCLEAR AGENTS AND EVENTS AND OPERATIONS - (21-25 March 2016) - Rome (Italy)

 

MODULE 3 - BIOLOGICAL AGENTS, EVENTS AND OPERATIONS  - (20-24 June 2016) - Rome (Italy)

 

MODULE 4 - CHEMICAL AGENTS, EVENTS AND OPERATIONS - (27 June - 1 July 2016) - Rome (Italy)

 

MODULE 5 - EXPLOSIVES AGENTS, EVENTS AND OPERATIONS  - (19-23 September 2016) - Rome (Italy)

 

MODULE 6 - DETECTION, PROTECTION AND DECONTAMINATION  - (26-30 September 2016) - Rome (Italy) 

 

MODULE 7 - MEDICAL FIRST AID AND MEDICAL MANAGEMENT - (14-18 November 2016) - Rome (Italy) 

 

MODULE 8 - DSS, SOFTWARE - (21-25 November 2016) - Rome (Italy)

 

MODULE 9 - INVESTIGATION, COMMUNICATION AND PSYCHOLOGY -  (23-27 January 2017) - Rome (Italy)

 

MODULE 10 - PRACTICAL TRAINING ON CHEMICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL AGENTS (9 May - 12 May 2017) - Vyskov (Czech Republic) 

 

MODULE 11 - ARMS CONTROL, NON-PROLIFERATION AND DISARMAMENT AGREEMENTS, RAISING AWARENESS AND TRAINING ON PROTECTION AGAINST CBRN MATERIALS - (15May-19 May 2017) - Les Bons Villers, Belgium

 

MODULE 12 - TESTING AND TRAINING WITH CBRN MATERIALS -  (3 July-7July 2017) - Vinca (Serbia)

 
MODULE 13 - COURSE AT NBC SCHOOL OF RIETI  (10 July-14 July) - Rieti (Italy)
 

REMEDIAL SESSION  (2017 - period to be defined) - Rome (Italy)

 

STAGE - (2017 - period to be defined)

 
FINAL TRAINING TEST AND THESIS DEFENCE - (2018 - Period to be defined) - Rome (Italy)

The Master Course Tuition Fee amounts to € 15,162.00 (including taxes and parchment), divided into 4 instalments:

• € 3,896.00 upon enrollment, to be paid by March 25th, 2016

• € 3,750.00 to be paid by June 23rd 2016

• € 3,766.00 to be paid by January 12th 2017

• € 3,750.00 tobe paid by June 22nd 2017

Attendance and Qualification

Students are required to attend at least 80% of classes and practical activities. Students shall only graduate if they meet the following requirements:

  • Have attended at least 80% of all classes and practical activities;
  • Have passed the tests for each module
  • Have passed the final examination.

At the end of the Master Course, students who have attended at least 80% of all classes and practical activities, passed the tests and the final examination will be awarded the 1st-Level Master Degree in "Protection against CBRNe events” (120 ECTS).

The final exam shall be taken  before the end of the last session of the second academic year following the last year of enrolment in the Course. After that period, it will no longer be possible to take the exam and obtain the degree.

The best  Master Theses will be selected for publication in scientific journals.

Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Industrial Engineering Department
(Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale)
Via del Politecnico, 1 - 00133 Roma

By Car

  • Coming from the
    ROME-NAPLES highway

    Coming from the
    ROME-NAPLES highway

    • Take the TORRENOVA exit, drive to the traffic light and turn left (towards "Casilina").
    • Continue on "via di Passolombardo" and follow the signs to the Engineering School ("Ingegneria").
  • Coming from
    Rome's Ring (G.R.A.)

    Coming from
    Rome's Ring (G.R.A.)

    • Inside lane (decreasing exit numbers): take "Roma-Napoli" highway exit and, on the ramp, turn left to "Romanina". After passing over the ring, take "via Stanford" and follow the signs to "via della Sorbona". At the first roundabout, take the first exit (left) to "via del Politecnico".
    • Outside lane (ascending exit numbers): take the "Romanina" exit and, after passing over the ring, take "via Stanford" and follow the signs to "via della Sorbona". At the first roundabout, take the first exit (left) to "via del Politecnico".

By Public Transport

  • From the LEONARDO DA VINCI
    (FIUMICINO) airport

    From the LEONARDO DA VINCI
    (FIUMICINO) airport

    • Take the Rome-Fiumicino train ("Leonardo Express") at the airport to the terminal (Termini central station).
    • Take subway line A towards "Anagnina" and get off at "Anagnina" (last stop).
    • Take bus 20 Express and get off at "via Cambridge"'s second stop.
  • From
    CIAMPINO airport

    From
    CIAMPINO airport

    • Take the airport shuttle bus to the "Anagnina" subway stop (line A terminal).
    • Take bus 20 Express and get off at "via Cambridge"'s second stop.
  • From Rome's Central Train Station
    TERMINI

    From Rome's Central Train Station
    TERMINI

    • Take subway line A towards "Anagnina" and get off at "Anagnina" (last stop).
    • Take bus 20 Express and get off at "via Cambridge"'s second stop.

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