Short Courses in Public Health in Netherlands

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Studying Public Health

Public health is an interdisciplinary study in the field of life sciences and helps ensure national health, mainly by informing the population and promoting preventive treatments as well as giving advice for healthy living. Public health graduates can work in nursing, NGOs, research, pharmaceuticals, and more.

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Studying in Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

41 Public Health Short Courses in Netherlands

Short Course Neurodegenerative Diseases - From Lab to Patient and Back

From molecules to brain, cells to behaviour, this interactive course provides you with a comprehensive insight into various aspects of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and VWM (Vanishing White Matter). The Neurodegenerative Diseases - From Lab to Patient and Back course is delivered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

VU Amsterdam Summer School
Certificate Public Health

Each year the Erasmus Summer Programme in Public Health offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam provides hundreds of students, researchers and health professionals with the opportunity to boost their scientific careers. It is a specialized event that offers three weeks of á la carte research training in quantitative medical and health research.

Certificate International short course: Governance & food safety in international food chains

In complex food supply it is not easy to guarantee an appropriate level of protection from contaminants, toxins and residues, and not to suffer from a burden of rules and on-site inspections. To deliver safe food as well as to create sustainable business. Organisations such as governments have to design, implement and practical surveillance, control and enforcement measures. 

Centre for Development Innovation (CDI)
Certificate Clinical Epidemiology

This Clinical Epidemiology course, offered by Utrecht University, focuses on the principles and practice of clinical epidemiology, and elaborates on examples from relevant literature. 

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Healthy Ageing

Ageing is related to problems both at societal as well as at individual level. Healthy ageing is part of the solution, and various disciplines are engaging in healthy ageing research, including social sciences, demography, biomedical sciences, and public health. This Healthy Ageing course is offered by the University of Groningen.

Certificate Introduction to Epidemiology

The Introduction to Epidemiology course, offered by Utrecht University, will provide you with insights into the basic terminology and principles of epidemiology. 

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Conceptual Foundation of Epidemiologic Study Design

The Conceptual Foundation of Epidemiologic Study Design course offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam elaborates the fundamental principles of epidemiologic study design. It begins with an introduction to the basic principles of epidemiologic inference, including concepts of causation, causal inference and the measurement of disease occurrence and causal effects.

Certificate Transplantation Medicine

This summer school has a focus on clinical-scientific research, aiming at the improvement of patient care. The main goal of a Medical Sciences School is recruiting young potentials, i.e. enthusiastic and talented students who are attracted by combining patient care with doing scientific research. The Transplantation Medicine programme is delivered by the University of Groningen.

Certificate Introduction to Global Public Health

The key aim of this course is to learn about the principal issues surrounding global health and the main outcome of the course will be a better understanding of how epidemiology and public health can more effectively protect the health of disadvantaged populations in the changing global context. The Introduction to Global Public Health programme is offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Certificate Methods of Public Health Research

The Methods of Public Health Research course offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam provides an introduction to essential study designs and analytic methods available to public health researchers to describe the influence of important determinants on public health and to evaluate effects of primary preventive intervention on public health.

Certificate Alive and KICking Rotterdam: Health services redesign to aging-related challenges

This Alive and KICking Rotterdam: Health services redesign to aging-related challenges course offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam introduces key issues in health services innovation. It focuses on innovating better solutions for older people. In the course students analyze the challenges of how to transfer evidence based health services innovations from country to country

Rotterdam Summer School
Certificate Study Design in Etiologic Research

This Study Design in Etiologic Research course, offered by Utrecht University, is key to being able to follow specialized courses in epidemiology. Its aim is for you to learn about the principles and practice of cohort, case-control and cross-sectional studies. 

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Cardiovascular Epidemiology

The objective of the Cardiovascular Epidemiology programme, offered by Utrecht University, is to provide you with insights into the principles of cardiovascular disease (CVD) epidemiology and the important issues that are involved - plus a lot more besides. 

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Antimicrobial Resistance

An innovative aspect of the Antimicrobial Resistance summer school from University of Groningen is the bedside hands-on teaching/practical of representative patient cases in our ‘skills lab’, with patients played by professional actors. Participants will discuss and practice in real-time the management of each ‘patient’ in terms of infection prevention and control, diagnostics and treatment. 

Certificate Summer Institute on Addiction

This two-week Summer Institute seeks to provide an interdisciplinary approach and lens to the study of addiction. The course will focus on a variety of topics, including policy models, prevention, and evidenced based treatment and positive emotion interventions. Bridging the gap between research and treatment practice and policy will also be highlighted throughout the course.

UvA Summer School Courses
Certificate The Practice of Epidemiologic Analysis

The Practice of Epidemiologic Analysis offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam is a course in which the theoretical background and practical application of basic epidemiologic analytic tools is discussed. Special attention will be paid on issues such as normalization, standardization, and categorization, combining multiple variables, combining multiple sources etc.

Certificate Pharmaco-epidemiology

Pharmaco-epidemiology pertains to the study of the use and of the effects of drugs. It links clinical pharmacology and epidemiology. This Pharmaco-epidemiology course offered by  Erasmus University Rotterdam provides, at an intermediate level, the theoretical basis for studying the intended effects as well as the adverse effects of drugs used in humans. 

Certificate Public Health Epidemiology

The Public Health Epidemiology course, offered by Utrecht University, will enhance your understanding of public health epidemiology, the science upon which public health is based. 

Graduate School of Life Sciences