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Medical Sciences Summer School: Global Health

University of Groningen
5 days
Full time
Summer / Short course
Scholarships available
On campus
Groningen
English

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Medical Sciences Summer School: Global Health

The 16th Summer School on Global Health will be organized in the summer of 2022 in collaboration with IFMSA-Groningen!

The program consists of 5 full days with educational activities, workshops and interactive lectures by experts on a variety of different Global Health

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Program content

  • Access and right to health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Reproductive health
  • Mental health
  • Cultural dimensions of medicine

Tuition

Please visit the university website for more information about tuition fees

Qualification

Certificate - Certificate of Attendance, study load equivalent to 56 hours ( 2 ECTS )

Requirements/levels - Undergraduate (bio)medical students with a special interest in global health.

Learning Outcomes

After this course you will be able to:

  1. identify current problems in international healthcare and elaborate on these in the context of one’s own country
  2. formulate solutions to global health care problems on a small scale
  3. elaborate on important global health topics, such as access to care, infectious disease, reproductive health and mental health care

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University of Groningen

The University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, founded in 1614 and it ranks amongst the top 100 universities in the world. We are a research-intensive institution offering a wide range of highly regarded bachelor, master...


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Why study at University of Groningen

We're a Top 100 University

Study at one of the world’s leading universities. Learn from the best and take advantage of exciting research opportunities. Live in a vibrant city where over a quarter of the population are students. Whatever you’re seeking from your university experience, you’ll find it in Groningen. With over 45 world-class Bachelor’s programmes and 160 highly-ranked Master’s programmes, we have a field of study for you.

Our groundbreaking research

As a student, you will be actively involved in research at one of Europe’s top research institutions from the get-go. The University of Groningen carries out ground-breaking and socially-relevant research that builds bridges between disciplines and closes the gap between science and society.

400 years of reputation

The University of Groningen is the second oldest university in the Netherlands and has built a reputation for excellence. Many talented people have passed through the university during its rich 400-year history, including Nobel Prize winners like Ben Feringa (Chemistry, 2016) and Frits Zernike (Physics, 1953). Some have been pioneers in their respective fields, such as the first female University student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Bank.

Vibrant Student Life

While its history can be traced back to 300 BC, today Groningen is a vibrant student city with the youngest population in the Netherlands – one in four people here is a student! That means there’s always something to do, with various art and music festivals, theatres, cinemas and performance venues catering to all tastes, whether you prefer to watch or want to join in. In Groningen, you’ll see students everywhere: studying in the pretty Noorderplantsoen park, working various part-time jobs and partying the night away.

Global Community

The University of Groningen attracts a large international community! Our Erasmus Student Network (ESN) conveniently facilitates all international students in Groningen and organizes over 150 activities a year. The University of Groningen has strong international connections which means that you can easily spend part of your degree studying abroad. The University also offers several unique international Master’s degree programmes in cooperation with other large European universities.

Contact info

University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5
9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

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www.rug.nl

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