Our department was founded in 2014 within the Institute of Health Sciences at Bezmialem Vakıf University, the first health university in Turkey. As a multidisciplinary program in Disaster Management Department, "Disaster Management Thesis Postgraduate Programme" started in 2014 within the Institute of Health Sciences. Disaster Management doctorate studies are still in progress.
The aim of the programme is to develop the skills of evaluating, interpreting, developing strategies and applying this knowledge to the candidates who have graduated from different disciplines and who want to specialize in Disaster Management by taking the information based on recent developments and applications in this area with the "Postgraduate Science in Disaster Management" program. In addition, this training aims to educate the practitioners and administrators responsible for disaster management in the region and country and to meet their needs.