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History of Epidemiologic Ideas, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days


This History of Epidemiologic Ideas course is offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam. For each topic, we review and discuss the historical contexts and some landmark studies that led to specific innovations in terms of performance of group comparisons, population thinking and framing of hypotheses. We finally discuss the historical conditions for the emergence of epidemiology as a scientific discipline, the phases it went through and its potential, future developments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure


To understand how epidemiologic methods have evolved across times and why they will continue to evolve.


Prof. Alfredo Morabia, MD PhD

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Participant profile

Having an interest in epidemiologic methods and/or in history. Traditionally, students in a doctoral epidemiology program benefit the most from the course.


Understanding of epidemiologic methods helps, but the course does not cover statistics.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    710 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 710 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    710 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 710 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
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Living costs for Rotterdam

  • 760 - 1270 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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