Complete list of all summer courses at University of Copenhagen
The University of Copenhagen's International Summer Programme offers a number of popular courses within global health, which are open to both students and external applicants with an interest in global health issues.
Summer courses offered by School of Global Health
Application deadline for summer courses offered by School of Global Health: 1 April 2020.
Focused on global health challenges and solutions within urbanisation and healthy living, working with a case in Copenhagen.
The course will focus on promotion of health and wellbeing in the urban environment across age groups and socioeconomic positions, and also on urban adaptation to climate change, management of environmental health risks, and opportunities for green urban development on health.
In this course, you will learn about the changing health patterns in Arctic populations. The course addresses living conditions and vital statistics for Arctic populations. It addresses determinants and risk factors for health, including genetic susceptibility, environment, social factors, diet and nutrition, smoking, and alcohol and substance use.
Through a mix of lectures, case studies, group work and workshops, this summer course will explore, explain and analyse many of the greatest challenges to current and future health. Gathering a truly international group of passionate students and young professionals , the summer course 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.
The University of Copenhagen offers this intensive three week Summer Course in International Health targeting students and professionals with health related backgrounds. The course takes place every summer and especially addresses participants working with health provision at hospitals and health centres in developing countries.
The University of Copenhagen’s School of Global Health offers a three-week field course in global health and research methods. The course is a close collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences at the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. If you are interested in increasing your knowledge on health research through fieldwork experiences, working in cross-disciplinary groups and with local university faculty members, this is the course for you.
Other relevant summer courses offered by UCPH
The international summer course in One Health aims to provide knowledge, skills and competences regarding efficient solutions to the multifaceted global challenges to human, animal and environmental health through cross-disciplinary research, education and collaboration between relevant institutions and stakeholders. The summer course focuses on zoonoses, emerging diseases, and emerging health-related problems (drug resistance, toxins, pollution, etc.).
At this international summer course, you will develop tools for writing a grant application and gain research insight in the field of aging by exploring the aging phenomena through an interdisciplinary lens. Over three weeks in August, you will meet engaged and highly skilled researchers and work with ambitious students from a wide range of academic backgrounds and countries.