Interdisciplinary Global Health, Short Course | Online (optional) | Asia University, Taiwan | Taichung, Taiwan
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Interdisciplinary Global Health

12 days
600 USD/full
600 USD/full
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The Interdisciplinary Global Health program offered by Asia University, Taiwan provides an overview of current global health challenges drawing on the insights of several nursing specialties, including Global health in the post-Covid-19 era, racism and health, community health nursing, workforce, long-term care, addictive behaviors, mental health, hospice and complementary alternative nursing.


What you will study

By taking the Interdisciplinary Global Health program offered by Asia University, Taiwan , you will learn how to address worldwide health challenges. The academic curriculum builds upon current issues and future trends to help students understand the underlying forces, which lead to health disparities worldwide, such as coronavirus control strategy works in various countries, or long-term care develops in the world. After completing the courses, you may go on to graduate school or professional programs in nursing studies, clinical nursing, long-term care, and nursing administration.

During these two-week of intensive study, you will attend classes for six to seven hours a day. The learning activities includes lectures and participate in in-class / group project discussions with different professors and international students. A group of professors from several countries will share their different nursing philosophy to let you know each nation’s health management systems. The topics of this program are very diverse and international. If you make enough efforts in this program, you will make a difference to your future life.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:
  • Global Health Issues in Australia 
  • Impact of Covid-19 on Health in Australia
  • Global Health Issues in Singapore
  • Planning for a City of Wellbeing
  • Mental Health in Taiwan
  • The Effect of Racism and Discrimination on Physical and Mental Health
  • Addictive Behaviors: Tobacco Smoking and Alcohol Drinking in South and North Korea
  • Impact of Covid-19 on Nursing in the UK
  • Complementary and Alternative Nursing
  • Global Health Issues in USA
  • Hospice Care and Spirituality
  • Dementia and Driving in the Senior Years
  • Covid-19 Prevention in Long-term Care Facilities in Taiwan

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 days
  • Part-time
    • 12 days

Start dates & application deadlines




3 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

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.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students interested in the Summer Program need to be nominated by their home university.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    600 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 600 USD for the full programme during 12 days.
  • National

    600 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 600 USD for the full programme during 12 days.
  • USD 600 (in person)
  • USD 300 (online)

Living costs for Taichung

23169 - 26790 TWD /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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