Summer courses – University of Copenhagen

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Summer courses

The University of Copenhagen's International Summer Programme offers a number of popular global health-related summer courses, which are open to both students and external applicants with an interest in global health issues. 

All summer courses are now closed for application

(With the exception of the summer course Nutrition in Global Health)

Courses offered by the School of Global Health

All courses are crossdisciplinary, in English and with both researchers and professionals lecturering.

Urbanisation and Health – global and local per-spectives with Copenhagen as a case - 13 to 24 August 2018
Focused on global health challenges and solutions within urbanization and healthy living, working with a case in Copenhagen.

Humanitarian Action - 30 July to 10 August 2018 + e-learning component (16 July to 27 July 2018)
Focused on theories, practices and dilemmas within humanitarian action in a global perspective.

Global Health Challenges - 6 to 17 August 2018 + e-learning component
Focused on health policy and health consequences of the major current and future global challenges.

International Health - 6 to 24 August 2017
Focused on health, diseases and medical interventions in developing countries. The course is especially suited for nursing and medical students who intend to work abroad.

Field course in Sri Lanka on Cross-disciplinary Health research - 23 July to 10 August 2018
Field course at two universities in Sri Lanka, focused on health research in low- and middle-income countries.

Other relevant summer courses

These other summer courses from the University of Copenhagen are also relevant for people with an interest in global health.

All courses are in English and take place in July and/or August.

Courses provide between 5 and 10 ECTS (European study credits).

For more information on each course and online registration please visit the course descriptions on the links above.