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Short Courses in International Health

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Improving the Quality of Healthcare Services

January 08 - January 19, 2024

This course focuses on practical tools and methods to improve healthcare services in low- and middle-inco-me countries. It introduces participants to major steps and trends in healthcare quality and patient safety movements with a focus on challenges to improving quality in resource-limited settings.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 3 ECTS

Public Health Anthropology

January 22 - February 02, 2024

After an introduction to Public Health Anthropology, participants are provided with knowledge in research methods and in practice apllication recommendations.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 3 ECTS⠀⠀⠀

Disease Control: Strategies and Policies

February 05 - February 16, 2024

This short course provides in-depth knowledge on principles and strategies of disease control and equips students with the necessary skills to successfully establish, strengthen and systematically review disease control programmes.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 3 ECTS

Global Challenges in Reproductive Health: Evidence and Tools for Programme Implementation

February 19 - March 01, 2024

The short course introduces participants to the human rights approach to reproductive health as well as strategies, frameworks, and tools for improving and managing reproductive health in health systems with a special focus on appropriate indicators, planning processes, and service provision.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 3 ECTS

Leadership and Change Management in International Health

March 04 - March 15, 2024

The overall objective of this module is to explore advanced topics in leadership as it pertains to change management in dynamic health care environments found in low and middle income countries.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 3 ECTS

Financing Health Care: Concepts, Challenges and Practices

April 08 - April 19, 2024

his course provides an over-view on the history of health care financing and the basic features of health care financing mechanisms in high-, middle-, and low-income countries. Among others it addresses the universal health coverage in regards to the Migration/Refugee Crisis.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 3 ECTS

Consultancy Skills in International Cooperation in Health: Evaluation of Health Facilities, Projects and Programmes

April 22 - May 03, 2024

Join a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, expert-led group of health professionals and managers in learning or strengthening your skills in International Health consulting.
The course provides practical knowledge and experience.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 3 ECTS

Proposal Writing as a Consultancy Skill

May 06 - May 10, 2024

The overall objective of this course is to enable health professionals and managers and students to understand and apply the concepts and principles of proposal writing within international health and to improve their personal and technical skills for in proposal writing.

  • Contact Time: 60 hrs
  • Fees: 750€, reduced rate tropEd 500€
  • Credit: 2 ECTS

Applying the Rights Based Approach in Achieving Health Related SDGs

May 13 - May 17, 2024

This course covers the theoretical framework and general concepts and principles of human rights, their relationship to and impact within the health sector.

  • Contact Time: 60 hrs
  • Fees: 750€, reduced rate tropEd 500€
  • Credit: 2 ECTS

Quality Management in International Health

May 20 - May 31, 2024

This course introduces participants to the global context for quality improvement including quality management frameworks, quality improvement principles and health care quality and safety evaluation mechanisms and tools.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 4,5 ECTS

Public Health in Emergencies

New Dates: June 03 - June 14, 2024

The content of the course reflects up-to-date knowledge and experience with the impact assessment and management of natural disasters and complex emergencies in the health sector.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 3 ECTS

Mixed Methods in International Health Research

June 03 - June 14, 2024

Research in international health is becoming increasingly complex, requiring scientists to move away from the traditional quantitative vs. qualitative methodological dichotomy.
Mixed methods research represents an opportunity to build on the specific strengths of quantitative and qualitative research methods to foster synergies between the two which may allow for a more comprehensive understanding of the problems at stake.

  • Contact Time: 90 hrs
  • Fees: 1,500€, reduced rate tropEd 1,000€
  • Credit: 3 ECTS

Health Systems Strengthening

New Dates: June 17 - June 21, 2024

This course aims to provide students with the necessary tools to develop and to successfully implement Health systems strengthening (HSS) interventions in low/middle-income countries (LMICs), in order to maximize impact of national disease-control programs.

  • Contact Time: 60 hrs
  • Fees: 750€, reduced rate tropEd 500€
  • Credit: 2 ECTS

Facing the NCD Epidemic in Low-and Middle-Income Countries

June 24 - June 28, 2024

More and more LMICs are facing major changes in their disease pattern. The improving control of infectious diseases results in a higher life expectancy which together with rapid lifestyle changes leads to an increase of chronic conditions and diseases. This transition bears extreme challenges for health policy and the health systems.

  • Contact Time: 60 hrs
  • Fees: 750€, reduced rate tropEd 500€
  • Credit: 2 ECTS

Global Mental Health

July 08 - July 12, 2024

This course aims to provide students with the necessary tools to develop and to successfully implement evidence-informed decisions in Global Mental Health.

  • Contact Time: 60 hrs
  • Fees: 750€, reduced rate tropEd 500€
  • Credit: 2 ECTS