Denmark, Copenhagen

Transitions in Urban Living: From Global to Local

when 15 August 2016 - 26 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 533

University of Copenhagen’s School of Global Health offers a two week, full-time summer course in transitions in urban living. Researchers across faculties at University of Copenhagen will provide the students with knowledge about pre-defined major global challenges related to transition in urban living. These may include:

Developing blue-green urban environments: Access to and utilisation of such areas by different population groups (including different cultural backgrounds)
Aging urban populations: Accessing and utilising urban spaces
Urbanisation and Health: Making an inactive population active

Course leader

Henrik Friis

Target group

The course is aimed at master level students with an interest in not only understanding nutrition related global health challenges but also propose feasible solutions aiming at these challenges.

Course aim

This summer school aims at providing the students an understanding of nutrition themes relevant to global health.

Fee info

EUR 533: EU/EAA citizens
EUR 833: Non EU/EAA citizens


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