Laurits Rauer Nielsen

Laurits Rauer Nielsen

M. Sc., Associate Professor

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Laurits Rauer Nielsen i a Master of Science in Geography (by research) specialising in environmental and natural ressource management, specifically the management of invasive species combined with poverty eradication. He is trained in an interdisciplinary and multicultural context.

Concerning research and teaching Laurits works with natural disasters and climate-related incidents such as storm surges and flooding, including relevant mitigation and response efforts such as dykes and contingency planning involving citizens, among other things as spontaneous volunteers in the emergency phase of operations. Furthermore Laurits teaches interprofessional collaboration in refugee situations.

Laurits har working experience in the fieds of disaster and emergency relief, rescue work, preparedness and emergency management, recruitment and leadership of volunteers, statistics and teaching.

Furthermore he has substantial experience in planning and carrying out maritime sports, including safety training and risk assesment.



Linguistic competences:
Language: Danish
Level: Native speaker
Language: English
Level: Negotiation level
Language: German
Level: Experienced
Language: Swedish
Level: Experienced

Organisational unit competences:
Project management: Several years of experience
Networking: Several years of experience
Fundraising: Several years of experience
Administration: Several years of experience
Management: Professional

Education/Academic qualification

M. Sc., University of Copenhagen

Award Date: 27 Jun 2005, University of Copenhagen

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002

Water Supply and Sanitation in Emergencies, University of Copenhagen

… → Aug 2005

Holdleder brand, Beredskabsstyrelsens Tekniske Skole

… → 2001


Danmarks Statistik

1 Jan 200831 Dec 2014


1 Mar 200631 Dec 2007


26 Nov 200526 Feb 2006


  • emergency management
  • catastrophes
  • scientific courses
  • emergency aid


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