This course is jointly organised by:
The International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE) is a two year master’s programme jointly offered by Universiteit Gent (Belgium), Lund University (Sweden) and the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom). Additionally, the University of Queensland (Australia), ETH Zürich (Switzerland) and University of Maryland (USA) are involved as Associated Partners. It is in line with articles II.172§3, II.151 and II.171§2 of the Higher Education Code dated October 11th 2013, ratified by the Decree of December 20th 2013. This Master’s programme is organised within the framework of Erasmus+, based on the framework partnership agreement nr. 2010-0152/001 for Erasmus+ Master’s courses between the European Union and Universiteit Gent. The degrees of ‘International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering’ (Belgium and United Kingdom) and ‘Teknologie masterexamen Huvudområde: Brandteknik’ (Sweden) are awarded on one jointly drawn up diploma document by the three partner universities. Modalities of collaboration are stated in the inter-university agreement: Agreement concerning an interuniversity programme titled ‘International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering - IMFSE’ organised within the Framework of the Erasmus+ Masters Course. Ghent University co-ordinates the masters programme. Additional information pertaining to the education system in each of the participating countries can be obtained from the respective partner universities.