Denmark, Copehagen

Global Health Challenges

when 8 August 2016 - 19 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee DKK 427

The Summer School in Global Health Challenges convenes students from a range of professional backgrounds and introduces them to the key concepts, determinants, opportunities and challenges in global public health - internationally as well as in Denmark. Through a mix of lectures, case studies, group work and workshops, this summer school will explore, explain and analyse many of the greatest challenges to current and future health. Gathering a truly international group of passionate students, the summer school aims to serve as a platform for networking, capacity-building and inspiration, thus empowering participants to become more effective health leaders, thinkers and change-makers.

Course leader

Alessandro Rhyll Demaio

Target group

Course content is at introductory level, and no previous experience with global health is required. However, as admission to the program is highly competitive, previous experience (through similar academic courses, field work, voluntary work, etc.) is an advantage.

Course aim

The overall objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competences to understand the key concepts, determinants, opportunities and challenges in global public health - internationally as well as in Denmark.

Fee info

DKK 427: EU/EAA citizens
EUR 800: Non- EU/EAA citizens

Scholarships

Novo Nordisk International Talent Programme (NNITP) offers a scholarship to incoming students from IARU universities or from Harvard University.