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Switzerland, Wengen, Hotel Jungfraublick

Causal Inference in Observational Epidemiology

Causal inference from observational data is a key task of epidemiology and of allied disciplines such as behavioural sciences and health services research. Commonly used statistica...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee CHF 900
Switzerland, Wengen, Hotel Edelweiss

Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis of Diagnostic Test Accuracy Studies

This course will focus on the systematic review process to identify, critically appraise and summarise data from diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) studies. DTA studies evaluate the pe...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee CHF 900
Switzerland, Wengen, Bühlstube

Prognostic Research: From Basics to Modelling

Prognosis is the probability that a specific event will occur in the future. Prognostic research is fundamental to clinical decision making, healthcare policy, and discovering new...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee CHF 900
Switzerland, Wengen, Hotel Jungfraublick

Statistical analysis with missing data using multiple imputation and inverse probability weighting

Missing data are ubiquitous in observational and experimental research. They lead to a loss of statistical power, but more importantly, may introduce bias into the analysis. In thi...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee CHF 950
Switzerland, Wengen, Hotel Edelweiss

Assessing bias in randomized and non-randomized studies: new approaches, new tools

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs), and systematic reviews of such trials, provide the most reliable evidence about the effects of healthcare interventions. Providing enough parti...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee CHF 900
Switzerland, Wengen, Hotel Sunstar

Parametric Competing Risks and Multi-state models

This course will focus on the use of parametric survival models when analysing data with competing risks and then extending to multi-state models. Multi-state models are increasing...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee CHF 900
Switzerland, Wengen, Bühlstube

Advanced methods in (Network) Meta-Analysis – A Practical Course in R

Standard meta-analysis methods for clinical and epidemiological studies are widely used with focus on comparisons of two interventions, such as a drug versus a placebo, or a new in...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee CHF 900

Courses 2017

Switzerland, Geneva

Economics of Climate Change

This multi-disciplinary five-day course provides an in-depth overview of the economics of climate change, and the risks and opportunities they present. After having covered the...

Switzerland, Zurich

11th Zurich Summer School on Biomedical Imaging

The school is dedicated to teaching the basics and wider context necessary to understand recent advances and current challenges in biological and medical imaging. Cutting-edge tech...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee CHF 200
Switzerland, Monte Verità, Ascona

High-resolution climate: observations, models and projections

The 16th International Swiss Climate Summer School focuses on ‘High-resolution climate: observations, models and projections’. With the advent of satellites and high-performance co...

Switzerland, Geneva

Human Rights, Gender and Alterity

In 2017 the first edition of the Summer School “Human rights, gender and alterity” will take place in Geneva. This unique transdisciplinary course is aimed at students and practiti...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Switzerland, Lugano

Public Mental Health: from epidemiology, policy and services

Objectives of the course To provide an introduction to epidemiological and population-based research methods for mental health and psychiatric disorders To provide an overvi...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee CHF 800
Switzerland, Lugano

Tackling the challenge of chronic illness from patient/family and health care organization perspective

The course will make visible what chronic illness management entails at the patient/family and health care organization level. More specifically, the course will address what it me...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee CHF 800
Switzerland, Les Diablerets

Forensic Science and Criminology

The ESC doctoral program brings together PhD students of the School of Criminal Justice (École des Sciences Criminelles – ESC, University of Lausanne) as well as any PhD student fr...

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 600
Switzerland, Lugano

Health Financing Policies, Health System Performance and Obstacles to Universal Coverage

The course provides students with an overview of the patterns and key issues of health systems financing policies, with an emphasis on critical assessment of current and future pol...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee CHF 800
Switzerland, Lugano

eHealth: Information and Communication Technology in Health

• Introduction: eHealth concepts and definitions • Key eHealth applications (Health Information Systems , eLearning, Telemedicine) and how they can support healthcare delivery a...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee CHF 800
Switzerland, Eurotel Victoria, Vilars-sur-Ollon

Trends in Organic Synthesis

Frontier research in the field of innovative synthetic methodology and state of the art natural product total synthesis.

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 450
Switzerland, Bern

Nutritional Aspects in Rehabilitation Exercise

This second edition of the summer school on «Nutritional Aspects in Rehabilitation Exercise» at Bern University of Applied Sciences – Health Division is organised in close cooperat...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee CHF 249
Switzerland, Geneva

The United Nations and Global Challenges

A two-week study programme in International Affairs, at the heart of the Capital of Peace, with a focus on 2 areas: - Understanding the UN system and its actors: a clear mapping...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Governance challenges in the digital economy

The course explores the changes that the Internet is triggering in the global economy and resulting governance challenges. It depicts the evolution and key institutions of Internet...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Governance challenges in the digital economy

The course explores the changes that the Internet is triggering in the global economy and resulting governance challenges. It depicts the evolution and key institutions of Internet...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Frontiers in intellectual property governance

This course examines the international framework for IP protection, from the Paris Convention to the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS A...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Frontiers in intellectual property governance

This course examines the international framework for IP protection, from the Paris Convention to the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS A...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Sustainable development in trade and investment agreements

This course addresses the key regulatory challenges posed by the proliferation of policy initiatives targeting environmental transitions, with a central focus on clean energy gover...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Sustainable development in trade and investment agreements

This course addresses the key regulatory challenges posed by the proliferation of policy initiatives targeting environmental transitions, with a central focus on clean energy gover...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Globalisation on trial: anti-globalisation, trade, income inequality and human rights

This four day course (1 August is the Swiss National Holiday) will address the causes of the anti-globalisation movement and its most notable consequences, such as the exit of trad...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Globalisation on trial: anti-globalisation, trade, income inequality and human rights

This four day course (1 August is the Swiss National Holiday) will address the causes of the anti-globalisation movement and its most notable consequences, such as the exit of trad...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Making markets contestable – exploring the trade and competition interface

This interdisciplinary course delves into the relationships between international trade, competition policy and government procurement from both a legal and economic point of view....

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Making markets contestable – exploring the trade and competition interface

This interdisciplinary course delves into the relationships between international trade, competition policy and government procurement from both a legal and economic point of view....

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Basel

Global Competitiveness and Innovation

Academic programme Our International Business Summer School offers a varied and intensive programme of specialised studies in International Management and Economics in a Swiss e...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Middle Eastern Biology of Parasitism

MeBoP is a 2 week intensive course that will host a small select group of top candidates (12-16 grad-students, postdocs and young professionals) from Middle Eastern as well as Nort...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Switzerland, Claro, Tessin

White White Water Management – Learning Management in a New Way!

This summer school teaches relevant management principles in an action-orientated outdoor & white water environment of Claro, Tessin in Switzerland. The course language is English....

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Sion

Wine, Terroir, Tourism

The summer school “Wine, Terroir, Tourism” introduces participants to the culture of wine and winemaking and explores the different synergies that exist with the field of tourism....

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 690
Switzerland, Bern

Frontiers of investment rule-making (in partnership with the University of Ottawa and the World Bank)

This advanced two-week course analyses the latest trends in the negotiation and implementation of international investment agreements, dispute prevention and investment litigation,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Basel

Sustainability and Risks – How to deal with risk issues in sustainability research?

This year's Summer School examines the interlinkages between sustainability and risk issues throughout all disciplines. In an inspiring interdisciplinary setting we will discuss an...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Frontiers of investment rule-making (in partnership with the University of Ottawa and the World Bank)

This advanced two-week course analyses the latest trends in the negotiation and implementation of international investment agreements, dispute prevention and investment litigation,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Lugano

Adventures in data visualization Virtual Reality

Overview Adventures in data visualization VR edition is a summer workshop dedicated to explorations into the field of data visualization by means of computational design approac...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee CHF 480
Switzerland, Geneva

The WTO, International Trade and Development

The Graduate Institute has been a long-time neighbour of the GATT secretariat, and later WTO, in Geneva. In addition, it has also developed cutting-edge expertise on the issues and...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

International Trade Law Practice under the World Trade Organisation

Participants will have the opportunity to travel from Brussels through Luxembourg and Strasbourg to Geneva, getting acquainted with the functioning of European and International or...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Switzerland, Geneva

Evaluating Policy Interventions

Does welfare spending reduce poverty? Does the minimum wage destroy jobs? Does trade liberalisation increase inequality? Does development aid really help poor countries? Do longer...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee CHF 990
Switzerland, Geneva

International Trade Law Practice under the World Trade Organisation

Participants will have the opportunity to travel from Brussels through Luxembourg and Strasbourg to Geneva, getting acquainted with the functioning of European and International or...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Switzerland, Geneva

SDG Summer School

In September 2015, world leaders committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. Over the next 15 years, governments will strive to achieve goals such as ending extreme pove...

language English
duration 8 weeks
Switzerland, Lausanne

Summer Undergraduate Research (SUR) Programme in Biology and Medicine

During eight weeks in July and August, the SUR (Summer Undergraduate Research Programme) hosts about 15 Bachelor students with both biological and medical studies background from a...

language English
duration 8 weeks
Switzerland, Lausanne

Intensive French courses

During the summer holidays, the Cours de vacances offers intensive French courses for non-French speakers (3 sessions of 3 weeks and 2 sessions of 6 weeks for the complete beginner...

language French
duration 9 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee CHF 700
Switzerland, Zurich

Pre-doc Summer School on Learning Systems

One of the most prominent scientific challenges of our time is to cope with the complexity which arises in biology, medicine, engineering, economics, sociology and many other areas...

language English
duration 1 week
Switzerland, Geneva

International Affairs and Multilateral Governance

The Programme on International Affairs and Multilateral Governance takes you to the heart of international policy-making: it provides participants with a unique combination of acad...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

International Law & International Humanitarian Law

Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law. The presence of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization and many other international organizations a...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Global Governance

In a globalized world, Global governance is the key concept to allows understanding the mechanisms that perform policy-making and monitoring functions at the global level. In the a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Global Health & Human Rights

Global Health and Human Rights will define the theoretical foundations of human rights and their links to global health; introduce students to the existing human rights protection...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Global Environment, Energy and Risk

This course is an intense program on environmental governance, sustainability and energy dynamics across the globe. During this program participants will study new sets of risks a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

WIPO - University of Geneva Summer School on Intellectual Property

The University of Geneva, together with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), will organize a two-weeks WIPO-University of Geneva Summer School on Intellectual Prope...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee CHF 250
Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Islamist Movements

This course asks how we should understand the various political movements that claim to act in the name of Islam. What do the Islamic State and the various affiliates of al-Qaeda i...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee CHF 900
Switzerland, Geneva

Higher Education in Emergencies

Today the average conflict lasts 10 years, and families remain in internally displaced person (IDP) camps for an average of 17 years. While humanitarian programming often focuses o...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Internet Law

Study Internet Law in Geneva, where the World Wide Web was born! Topics that will be covered include cybersecurity, consumer protection, legal issues of social media, Internet a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Humanitarian Action

This summer school provides participants with an understanding of the main stakes and questions in humanitarian action and contributes to building critical thinking. The first w...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Global and Regional Migration Governance

The summer school offers a unique opportunity to learn and discuss about structures, actors, processes and challenges of global and regional migration governance in dialogue with i...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Switzerland, Seminar-Hotel Rigi in Weggis

Cognitive Control and Consciousness: Behavioural and Neural Mechanisms

The theme of this Summer School is: Cognitive Control and Consciousness: Behavioural and Neural Mechanisms. We have invited four internationally recognized experts in the field of...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee CHF 820
Switzerland, Geneva

International Cultural Heritage Law

The summer school is organized by the Art-Law Centre and the UNESCO Chair in the International Law of the Protection of Cultural Heritage of the University of Geneva, in collaborat...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Lausanne

Transitional Justice

The Lausanne Summer School on Transitional Justice brings together young researchers from around the world whose PhD-work tackles the difficult problem of how past injustice and ma...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee CHF 800
Switzerland, Hotel Alfa Soleil Kandersteg (Swiss Alps)

Language and Migration

The Summer School is being organized by the Center for the Study of Language and Society at the University of Bern. It focuses on different aspects of language and migration: langu...

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Zurich

Zurich School of Crystallography - Bring Your Own Crystals

The School teaches small-molecule single-crystal X-ray structure determination. The School will consist of lectures, computer exercises and practical work. The School is ideal for...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Lausanne and Zurich

Energy Systems in Transition and Sustainable Mobility

Energy systems are entering a transition period as they progressively integrate intermittent renewable production, storage, electric mobility, demand-side management, etc. Energy s...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Switzerland, Zurich

5th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School

The 5th Rare Diseases Summer School - organized by radiz (Rare Disease Initiative Zurich) - will take place in the “Tagungszentrum Schloss Au”, Wädenswil (on lake Zurich), from Jun...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee CHF 250
Switzerland, Geneva

Children at the Heart of Human Rights

Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law and the headquarters of international institutions dedicated to human rights. This inspiring context naturally...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Beyond CSR: Leadership for Social Innovation

The Executive Summer Course: Beyond CSR. Leadership for Social Innovation addresses professionals from private companies, NGOs, international organisations and the public sector wh...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

The United Nations and Global Challenges

A two-week study programme in International Affairs, at the heart of the Capital of Peace, with a focus on 2 areas: - Understanding the UN system and its actors: a clear mapping...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS

Courses 2016

Switzerland, Grosshöchstetten

System Models in Life Cycle Assessment

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) attempts to model the natural and industrial ecosystems of the world. To accomplish this rather ambitious task, many choices and assumptions have to be...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee CHF 300
Switzerland, Magliaso, Ticino

Good Governance and its Application to Modern Technology Policies

High quality of the public sector is key for the welfare of economies and societies alike. It is essential for a well-functioning State and serves as an effective preventive measur...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Switzerland, Geneva

Domain Specific Modeling - Theory and Practice

Over the last decades, the complexity of systems we study and design (such as Cyber-Physical Systems) has grown exponentially. To manage this complexity, industry and academia now...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Switzerland, Zurich and St. Gallen

Energy Systems in Transition: Economic, Policy and Social Challenges

Topics of the course will be among others • Introduction to energy economy and energy policy • Renewable energy management • Policy risks in financing renewable energy projects...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Switzerland, Lugano

Adventures in data visualization

Adventures in data visualization is a summer workshop dedicated to explorations into the field of data visualization by means of computational technologies and design approaches. B...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee CHF 450
Switzerland, Basel

Conceptions of Sustainability – and How They Shape Research

In science we encounter overwhelming diversity of sustainability conceptions. The international PhD Summer School ‘Research on Sustainable Development’ helps to find way through th...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Au (Zurich)

4th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School

The 4th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School will focus on a wide variety of subjects in the arena of rare diseases, from disease mechanisms and animal models, to improving diagnoses,...

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 250
Switzerland, Vaduz (Liechtenstein) and St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Arts & Crafts Hands on at 1:1 Scale

In the first week students will be designing, experimenting and finally casting their personal metal sculpture based on sketches and models. The process of developing and fabricati...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Switzerland, Sierre, Valais

Questions d'espace

« L'installation est une autre étape dans l'évolution de la notion de la sculpture. Elle met en scène dans une aire donnée des éléments porteurs de divers types d'information. (…)...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Sierre, Valais

Autoportraits filmés

Cet atelier propose à chacun des participants/es, sur la base d'extraits de films qui abordent le thème du portrait ou de l'autoportrait, de réaliser son propre autoportrait. L'éla...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Sierre et régions du Valais

Voyage – de l’espace d’exposition à l’atelier d’artiste.

Ce cours d’été propose dans un premier temps de partir à la découverte de la création artistique contemporaine par des conférences et des visites d’expositions. Les différentes not...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500

Courses 2015

Switzerland, Zurich

Climate-KIC EIT Master Label

Join our programme, complement the master’s degree programme you are already enrolling for and become part of a community that creates real solutions for climate change mitigation...

Switzerland, Geneva

IYLC Leadership and Business Summer Camp

Our 2 week residential Summer Camp is hosted in the famous city of Geneva, Switzerland. The camp will help you decide what possible choices for your educational and career paths th...

Switzerland, Lugano

Fashion & Luxury Sustainability

The Fashion & Luxury Summer School, Lugano (Switzerland) offers studies in Business Management and Innovative Technologies for the fashion and luxury industry, with a focus on curr...

duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Neuchatel

Introduction to Qualitative Research

Participants in the MetLab 2015 Summer School will take four intensive qualitative research methods modules, typically comprising three hours of study each morning and two hours of...

Switzerland, Zurich

Business and Human Rights - Focus Topic "Labour Rights" - Interdisciplinary Challenges and Opportunities

BHRICO (Business and Human Rights – Interdisciplinary Challenges and Opportunities) is an interdisciplinary intensive programme at the University of Zurich organised by the Centre...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Sierre and Valais

Autoportraits filmés

Cet atelier propose à chacun des participants/es, sur la base d'extraits de films qui abordent le thème du portrait ou de l'autoportrait, de réaliser son propre autoportrait. L'éla...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 400
Switzerland, Interlaken

Translational Biology

The EPFL-ETHZ joint summer school in translational biology is a five-day program, focused on how our fundamental understanding of biological processes and integration of technologi...

duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee CHF 250
Switzerland, Sierre and Valais

Points de vue d'hier et d'aujourd'hui

Cet atelier propose un voyage singulier dans l’espace et dans le temps : partir à la (re)découverte de quelques éléments remarquables du paysage valaisan en revisitant le point de...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Sierre and Valais

Voyage II – de l’espace d’exposition à l’atelier d’artiste

Ce cours d’été propose dans un premier temps de partir à la découverte de la création artistique contemporaine par des conférences et des visites d’expositions. Les différentes not...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, St. Gallen

Empirical Research Methods

In 2015, SSERM offers 23 high-level courses from 8-19 June and 4 optional courses outside the June period. In order to guarantee the best possible preparation and assure a similar...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Switzerland, Basel

Interdisciplinarity in PhD research – How to achieve relevant results on sound methods

Sustainability essentially considers the interdependences of socio-economic and natural systems. Nevertheless, PhD research projects often do not examine such correlations, but foc...

duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS

Courses 2014

Switzerland, Basel

Implementation of Phosphorus Recovery from Wastewater - Why and How?

Do you want to be at the forefront of developments since you are already working or plan to work in the field of phosphorus recovery? In the frame of the P-Rex project a summer sc...

Switzerland, Geneva

Global Environmental Policy

The Executive Summer School provides, in the context of the unique International Geneva setting, a unique opportunity for participants to enlarge their competencies in order to add...