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Global Health, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 days


  • The 13th Summer School on Global Health will be organized this summer in collaboration with IFMSA-Groningen! This Global Health course is offered by the University of Groningen.
  • The program consists of 8 full days with educational activities on five different Global Health topics: Access and Right to Health, Infectious Diseases, Health and Economics, Non-Communicable Diseases, Reproductive and Child Health.
  • Beside the educational programme, there will also be evenings and a weekend ofgreat social activities for the participants to experience and enjoy the culture and fun of the Netherlands all together!

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Application deadline - early bird 15 January and 15 February
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 days
  • Credits
    3 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Topics included
  • Introduction Global Health programme
  • Access & Right to Health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Reproductive and child Health
For more information, please visit the programme website.


Undergraduate (bio)medical students with a special interest in global health.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Write a motivational letter. In this letter please explain who you are and why you are interested in Global Health and motivated to join the Summer School on Global Health. Please add a photo of yourself to this letter.

  • Describe something about yourself; personality, hobbies, interests
  • Describe your medical studies
  • Describe why you are interested in Global Health
  • Describe what you think to contribute to our Summer School
Furthermore, to complete your application, we ask you to fulfill the following tasks:
  • Send your motivational letter (300-500 words);
  • Send your curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    300 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 8 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    650 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 8 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

  • 600- Euro, including educational course, meals, accommodation in a student guesthouse
  • 300- Euro per (RUG) participant, including educational course, meals

Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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