This summer course focuses on urgent topics in global health ethics and equity. With an enthusiastic team of experts from all over the world, the current major challenges to health equity in the world as well as potential solutions are discussed.
The summer course focuses on urgent topics in global health ethics and equity. With an enthusiastic team of experts from all over the world, the major current challenges to health equity in the world as well as potential solutions are discussed.
The course programme booklet will be available from January 2024. Curious about last year's edition? Have a look at the programme booklet uploaded on this page.
Lecturers of the 2023 Global Health Ethics & Equity summer school are:
- Dr. Rieke van der Graaf (UMC Utrecht)
- Dr. Joyce Browne (UMC Utrecht)
- More information about the programme and lecturers will become available in December 2023.
Curious about last year's edition? Have a look at the course programme booklet.
This course is open to all with an interest in global health and health equity:
- Professionals: medical doctors, bioethicists, (political) philosophers, sociologists
- (PhD) researchers, from any discipline but with an affinity with Global Health
- Policy makers
- Master’s level students from a wide range of eligible backgrounds, e.g. medicine, global health, public health, biomedical sciences, philosophy, bioethics, applied ethics, sociology
Aim of the course
Guest lecturers will provide interactive sessions, alternated by small group work, to address the following learning objectives:
- To understand the key challenges in global health ethics and equity
- To discuss strategies to address the key challenges
- To argue for a position in health equity debates
Full-time, one week in Utrecht (the Netherlands).
This course has the following fee options, based on your individual circumstances and application date:
The fees include a daily lunch and course materials.
These early bird registration fees apply until 1 March 2024.
*LMIC are low- and middle-income countries, as classified by the World Bank. Participants can apply for the LMIC fee based on the location of the institution which they are affiliated to. HIC are high-income countries, as classified by the World Bank.
*Erasmus+ KA107 or KA171 participants pay full fee.
If you combine this summer school with other Global Health courses, there is an additional discount of € 30 per course. Please mention this in your application, so we can apply the discount.
The housing costs include housing, plus a Utrecht Summer School sleeping bag, for you to keep. This sleeping bag also includes an inflatable pillow and matrass cover. If you wish to bring your own bedding, please contact us, so we can give you a € 50 discount on the housing fee. Please note that you cannot buy individual bedding items.
For this course you are required to upload the following documents when applying: