Study Public Health in Netherlands

Study Public Health in Netherlands

Studying Public Health

Public health is an interdisciplinary study in the field of life sciences and helps ensure national health, mainly by informing the population and promoting preventive treatments as well as giving advice for healthy living. Public health graduates can work in nursing, NGOs, research, pharmaceuticals, and more.

Read more about studying Public Health

Studying in Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

36 Public Health Short Courses in Netherlands

Short Course Erasmus Summer Programme in Public Health

Each year the Erasmus Summer Programme in Public Health offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam provides hundreds of students, researchers and health professionals with the opportunity to boost their scientific careers. It is a specialized event that offers three weeks of á la carte research training in quantitative medical and health research.

Certificate Introduction to Epidemiology

We can see around us how diseases can spread in a population, how difficult it is to control outbreaks, and how the public and political responses impact the measures that are taken. This makes epidemiology, the science that studies the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations, such an important part of health education and practice. Utrecht Summer School offers the Introduction to Epidemiology degree course.

University College Roosevelt (UU)
Short Course What About the Family?

Recent developments in healthcare and social care policy are challenging the scope of and theoretical justification for claims based on notions of family responsibility. University of Groningen offers the "What About the Family?" course.

University of Groningen Summer Schools
Certificate Challenges of Global Health

The Challenges of Global Health course from Utrecht Summer School aims to enhance the participant's knowledge and understanding of major global health challenges in low- and middle-income countries, with a focus on chronic non-communicable diseases.

Certificate Clinical Epidemiology

This course focuses on the principles and practice of clinical epidemiology, and elaborates on examples from relevant literature. The aim is to provide you with the knowledge to evaluate and assess applied clinical research and data analyses, and give you sufficient scientific and methodological background information to actively participate in clinical studies.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Principles of Research in Medicine and Epidemiology

Principles of Research in Medicine and Epidemiology, Erasmus University Rotterdam course will provide an orientation to medical research from a quantitative and epidemiological viewpoint. The course will give an introduction to the design of clinical and public health research, and it will discuss measures of disease frequency and association, and the validity of research in medicine.

Certificate Molecular Mechanisms in Cancer

Molecular Mechanisms in Cancer from Utrecht Summer School focuses on the molecular mechanisms that turn a normal cell into a cancer cell. We will explore the regulation of cell cycle progression, the control of transcription regulation and the signaling networks that enable cells to execute vital processes such as growth, division and migration, and how malfunctioning of these processes may lead to tumour formation and metastasis.

Faculty of Medicine (UU)
Certificate Introduction to Epidemiology

This course will provide you with insights into the basic terminology and principles of epidemiology. These range from the history and design of epidemiological research to the different measures of frequency and association. We will also address the principles of bias and confounding, thereby enabling you to familiarize yourself with all key epidemiological concepts.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Conceptual Foundation of Epidemiologic Study Design

The Conceptual Foundation of Epidemiologic Study Design course, Erasmus University Rotterdam elaborates the fundamental principles of epidemiologic study design. It begins with an introduction to the basic principles of epidemiologic inference, including concepts of causation, causal inference and the measurement of disease occurrence and causal effects.

Certificate Introduction to Analysis of Variance

In order to know whether two or more groups of people (or animals) differ from each other in various ways, you need to understand the statistical principle Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA). This will for example enable you to calculate the average result when researching subjects who are given a high dose of a medicine, a low dose, or a placebo.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Environmental Epidemiology

The objective of the Environmental Epidemiology course at Utrecht Summer School is to provide the student with insight in the principles and important issues of environmental and occupational epidemiology.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UU)
Short Course Global Health

The 12th Summer School on Global Health will be organized this summer by IFMSA-Groningen! This Global Health course is offered by the University of Groningen.

University of Groningen Summer Schools
Certificate Introduction to Global Public Health

The key aim of this course is to learn about the principal issues surrounding global health and the main outcome of the course will be a better understanding of how epidemiology and public health can more effectively protect the health of disadvantaged populations in the changing global context. The Introduction to Global Public Health programme is offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Short Course Neurodegenerative Diseases: From Clinic to Bench

From molecules to brain, cells to behaviour, this interactive course provides you with a comprehensive insight into various aspects of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and VWM (Vanishing White Matter). The Neurodegenerative Diseases: From Clinic to Bench course is delivered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

VU Amsterdam Summer School
Certificate Alive and KICking Rotterdam: Health services redesign to aging-related challenges

This Alive and KICking Rotterdam: Health services redesign to aging-related challenges course offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam introduces key issues in health services innovation. It focuses on innovating better solutions for older people. In the course students analyze the challenges of how to transfer evidence based health services innovations from country to country

Rotterdam Summer School
Certificate Veterinary Epidemiology

It is taught by epidemiologists from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, and forms part of the MSc Epidemiology program of the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University. The aim of the 8-week course is to make you familiar with all the basic principles of veterinary epidemiology. In every learning unit, a specific veterinary epidemiology topic will be discussed, illustrated and combined with practical data analysis tasks and/or reading assignments, for an interactive learning experience.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Study Design in Etiologic Research

This course is a core component of any Master´s degree in Epidemiology, and is also key to being able to follow specialized courses in epidemiology. Its aim is for you to learn about the principles and practice of cohort, case-control and cross-sectional studies. 

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Cardiovascular Epidemiology (Utrecht University; UMC Utrecht)

The objective of this course is to provide you with insights into the principles of cardiovascular disease (CVD) epidemiology and the important issues that are involved – plus a lot more besides. Unlike many other courses that only go into one particular topic in depth, this course will enable you to ‘zoom out’ from your own direct research in order to look at the bigger picture. By doing so, you will be able to see your own work or research from a broader perspective.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Principles of Genetic Epidemiology

This Principles of Genetic Epidemiology course, Erasmus University Rotterdam aims to give a basic introduction to various methods used in classical genetic epidemiology. In combination with the course Searching Genes for Complex Disorders, the course offers an excellent introduction to genetic epidemiologic research for epidemiologists, clinicians and molecular biologists with no background in genetic epidemiology.

Certificate Pediatric Oncology Nursing

The Pediatric Oncology Nursing course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Due to its modular outline, we also use the knowledge and concepts of our international guest speakers who are invited to give lectures in affiliated topics and of the participating students. This course combines nursing practice and science in pediatric oncology with a focus on integrated care.

Healthcare (HU)
Certificate Pharmaco-epidemiology

Pharmaco-epidemiology pertains to the study of the use and of the effects of drugs. It links clinical pharmacology and epidemiology. This course provides, at an intermediate level, the theoretical basis for studying the intended effects as well as the adverse effects of drugs used in humans. The course will mainly focus on drug research after marketing, including post marketing surveillance and drug risk assessment. This course is offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Certificate Public Health Epidemiology

This course will enhance your understanding of public health epidemiology, the science upon which public health is based. Public health epidemiology involves describing and interpreting geographical and temporal patterns in population health, identifying prevention strategies, and estimating and evaluating the impact of risk factors and preventive measures on population health.

Graduate School of Life Sciences