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European Public Health in a globalizing world

Maastricht Summer School

21 days
998 EUR/full
998 EUR/full
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The European Public Health in a globalizing world course at the Maastricht Summer School provides an overview of modern health challenges in Europe and how they are embraced by a variety of stakeholders: policy makers, researchers, practitioners and the civil society. The course focuses on, among others, health in Europe and the perspective of European health.


Key facts:

  • The European Public Health in a globalizing world course at the Maastricht Summer School focus on three perspectives: Firstly, health in Europe, hence, what is the health status across the European countries, how do the health systems look like, what is major challenges for individual countries. Secondly, the perspective of European health which focuses on integration and collaboration among Member States within the European Union (EU) and more widely according to the WHO European region. Lastly, European health in a globalised world is assessed. The course combines theory with practice through lectures, tutorials and field visits.
  • This course consists of 32 class hours divided over 3 weeks. Students earn 6 ECTS credits when they obtain a passing grade.

Programme Structure

After participating in the course students should be able to:

  • Describe the brief historical developments in European health
  • Describe the main contemporary health challenges at national levels, European level and from a global perspective
  • Describe the main characteristics of how different European health systems are financed and managed
  • Know examples of EU/WHO-Euro related health policies, strategies, institutions and projects
  • Describe examples of cross-border collaboration across Europe
  • Identify examples of global trends that influence European health and how Europe influence global health


  • Esther Slits

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 days

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To facilitate a fruitful learning environment a moderate level of health-related knowledge is required. Hence, the course is directed towards students attending bachelor or master courses in medicine, public health science, sociology, anthropology, political science, economics etc.
  • A minimum of 9 students is required for the course to take place.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    998 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 998 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    998 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 998 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.

Living costs for Maastricht

700 - 1170 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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