Study Public Health in Netherlands

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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.

34 Public Health Short Courses in Netherlands

Certificate Introduction to Epidemiology

We can see around us how diseases can spread in a population, how difficult it is to control outbreaks, and how the public and political responses impact the measures that are taken. This makes epidemiology, the science that studies the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations, such an important part of health education and practice. Utrecht Summer School offers the Introduction to Epidemiology degree course.

University College Roosevelt (UU)
Certificate Challenges of Global Health

The Challenges of Global Health course from Utrecht Summer School aims to enhance the participant's knowledge and understanding of major global health challenges in low- and middle-income countries, with a focus on chronic non-communicable diseases.

Certificate Clinical Epidemiology

This course focuses on the principles and practice of clinical epidemiology, and elaborates on examples from relevant literature. The aim is to provide you with the knowledge to evaluate and assess applied clinical research and data analyses, and give you sufficient scientific and methodological background information to actively participate in clinical studies.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Social Epidemiology

The Social Epidemiology course, Erasmus University Rotterdam aims to introduce and illustrate modern research methods in social epidemiology, i.e. the study of the social determinants and social outcomes of health.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate Principles of Research in Medicine and Epidemiology

Principles of Research in Medicine and Epidemiology, Erasmus University Rotterdam course will provide an orientation to medical research from a quantitative and epidemiological viewpoint. The course will give an introduction to the design of clinical and public health research, and it will discuss measures of disease frequency and association, and the validity of research in medicine.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate Cohort Studies

The Cohort Studies course, Erasmus University Rotterdam will provide an introduction to the cohort design for students with an intermediate level background in epidemiology.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Short Course Erasmus Summer Programme in 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.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate Molecular Mechanisms in Cancer

Molecular Mechanisms in Cancer from Utrecht Summer School focuses on the molecular mechanisms that turn a normal cell into a cancer cell. We will explore the regulation of cell cycle progression, the control of transcription regulation and the signaling networks that enable cells to execute vital processes such as growth, division and migration, and how malfunctioning of these processes may lead to tumour formation and metastasis.

Faculty of Medicine (UU)
Certificate Introduction to Epidemiology

Introduction to Epidemiology will provide you with insights into the basic terminology and principles of epidemiology. These range from the history and design of epidemiological research to the different measures of frequency and association. We will also address the principles of bias and confounding, thereby enabling you to familiarize yourself with all key epidemiological concepts.

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

The Conceptual Foundation of Epidemiologic Study Design course, 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.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate Causal Inference

The goal of many epidemiologic studies is to quantify the causal effect of an exposure on an outcome.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate Markers and Prediction Research

The Markers and Prediction Research course, Erasmus University Rotterdam aims to provide the basic knowledge and principles to evaluate the quality of prognostic research and its translation to inform decision making of clinicians and policymakers. 

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate History of Epidemiologic Ideas

The History of Epidemiologic Ideas is a methodology course, which focuses on the historical evolution of methods (e.g., study designs) and concepts (e.g., confounding, bias, interaction and causal inference) that constitute today’s epidemiology. This course is offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate Environmental Epidemiology

The objective of the Environmental Epidemiology course at Utrecht Summer School is to provide the student with insight in the principles and important issues of environmental and occupational epidemiology.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UU)
Certificate Primary and Secondary Prevention Research

The Primary and Secondary Prevention Research course will introduce and illustrate methods and practices of research in the planning, development and evaluation of interventions to prevent ill health. This course is offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
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 at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate Methods of Public Health Research

The Methods of Public Health Research course, 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.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
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 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 course is a core component of any Master´s degree in Epidemiology, and is also 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 this course 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. Unlike many other courses that only go into one particular topic in depth, this course will enable you to ‘zoom out’ from your own direct research in order to look at the bigger picture. 

Graduate School of Life Sciences
Certificate Principles of Genetic Epidemiology

This Principles of Genetic Epidemiology course, Erasmus University Rotterdam aims to give a basic introduction to various methods used in classical genetic epidemiology. 

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate Pediatric Oncology Nursing

The Pediatric Oncology Nursing course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Due to its modular outline, we also use the knowledge and concepts of our international guest speakers who are invited to give lectures in affiliated topics and of the participating students. This course combines nursing practice and science in pediatric oncology with a focus on integrated care.

Healthcare (HU)
Certificate The practice of epidemiologic analysis

This 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.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
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 course provides, at an intermediate level, the theoretical basis for studying the intended effects as well as the adverse effects of drugs used in humans. 

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Certificate Public Health Epidemiology

This course will enhance your understanding of public health epidemiology, the science upon which public health is based. Public health epidemiology involves describing and interpreting geographical and temporal patterns in population health, identifying prevention strategies, and estimating and evaluating the impact of risk factors and preventive measures on population health.

Graduate School of Life Sciences