ICP Scholarship programme “Road safty in the south” 2019-2020: apply now! Oct 10, 2018
Mevrouw Nadine SMEYERS
As of now, applications for the upcoming 2-year ICP master "Road Safety in the South" are open. There are 12 scholarships for the top-ranked candidates who meet the scholarship eligibility criteria. The application deadline is 1st February 2019.
The ICP "Master of Transportation Sciences - Road Safety in Low & Middle Income Countries" offers a 2-year multidisciplinary master programme with a unique focus and approach to Road Safety in Developing Countries. The programme is supported by VLIR UOS and has 12 scholarships available each year.
Students are trained to identify transportation and road safety issues in order to create innovative solutions by using an integrative approach based on three pillars: the individual (dealing with the human behaviour in traffic and how to influence it e.g. intentional and unintentional riskful behaviour such as drunk driving or cognitive impairments), the environment (e.g. creating self-explaining roads and infrastructure that minimizes crash impact) and the society (e.g. societal norms and translation into policy and enforcement measures). Road safety in this programme is approached as a cross-border field, incorporating elements of psychology, economy, urban planning, environmental studies, engineering and more.
Are you interested in this opportunity? Apply now!