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Gender and Health, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 4 days
University rank #68 (ARWU) Rotterdam, Netherlands
 This Gender and Health course from Erasmus University Rotterdam brings together experts from a multitude of disciplines including clinical, basic science, public health and policy and provides participants with resources that will assist them in developing and strengthening gender-equal clinical care and research programs.
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To realize gender equality in health care, sex and gender dimension needs to be integrated in all aspects of research and clinical practice.

The Gender and Health course from Erasmus University Rotterdam will focus on the critical health issues for women and men through the life cycle, challenges of integrating sex and gender from the health research, practice, and policy perspectives, as well as strategies to address these challenges.


Our main purpose is to provide participants interested in improving gender-equal health and well-being with essential knowledge and principle skills from several disciplines.

Through lectures and interactive debates, at the end of the course, participants will have developed:

  • An understanding of the critical issues in women's and men’s health through the life cycle
  • An ability to identify different factors affecting gender equality in health care
  • Perspectives on advancing gender-equal health in primary and secondary health care settings.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 4 days
  • Credits
    0.7 alternative credits

    EC points

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Clinical Research
  • Public Health


Participant profile

The course is suitable for undergraduate medical students, clinicians, health scientists, and those contemplating or doing a Masters or PhD in a related area.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    475 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 4 days.
  • EU/EEA

    475 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 4 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.


The ZonMw Gender and Health Knowledge Program will provide 20 Gender in Research Fellowships for PhD-students and post-doctoral trainees to attend the Gender and Health course and participate in the Gender in Research workshop at the Erasmus Summer Programme from 19-23 August in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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