BOKU-LV 120.998 Security training for studying and field research abroad - raising awareness for critical and emergency situations


Time: 15, 16 and 23 January 2018

This course shall help you preparing your field trip or any other stay in a foreign country. We will give an introduction to hazards, safety, and health issues with respect to travelling, field research and studying abroad.

We will support you in answering these questions:

- How do I prepare my trip to avoid health and safety issues in the country of destination?

- What do I have to consider during a trip to avoid health and safety issues?

- What should I do/how should I behave during a critical incident?

- What should I do after such an incident?


Time: 15, 16 and 23 January 2018

Lecturers: Andreas Melcher, Centre for Development Research, and Christian Vogl, Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems


In cooperation with ZIB Center for International Relations

Please register online at:

Contact: international(at) or the lecturers directly