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SDG Summer School - Open Source Health Solutions

1 months
2100 CHF/full
2100 CHF/full
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The theme of this edition of the SDG Summer School at the University of Geneva is Open Source Health Solutions. The format is hybrid, with teams working locally in maker spaces in Geneva, Paris, Seoul and Shenzhen, while collaborating online in a global network.


About the course

  • This edition of the SDG Summer School - Open Source Health Solutions in Geneva is supported by the Global Fund for the Fight against AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis, and corporate sponsors Partisia Blockchain Foundation and Seeed Studio.
  • The challenges come from organisations like the Global Fund and WHO, and these organisations provide mentors to the teams. 
  • In addition, PhD students working in leading health organisations in Geneva and around the globe, from the doctoral programme of the Institute for Global Health at University of Geneva, will coach the teams.

Programme Structure

Topics in this course include:

  • Global fund presentations;
  • Entrepreneurship or open hardware;
  • SDG & International organizations;
  • Social entrepreneurship;
  • Market analysis/Business models.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines







Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Geneva and/or in Switzerland, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

    • CV: academic and/or professional resume.
    • Motivation letter (maximum of 500 words): explain briefly your motivations to take part in the course of your choice.
    • University certificate of registration (external students only): only students providing such a certificate are eligible for the external students fee.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2100 CHF/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2100 CHF for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    2100 CHF/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2100 CHF for the full programme during 1 months.

External students & junior professionales: CHF 2,100UNIGE students: CHF 400

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /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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