The application for the Global Health International Summer Program is open

Ben-Gurion University in the Negev has invited applications for the Global Health International Summer Program.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is again inviting applications for the seventh edition of its ‘Global Health International Summer Program’. The program is administered by BGU’s School of Public Health, a leading school in BGU’s Faculty of Health Sciences. It is a member of the European School of Public Health Association (ASPHER), a leader in public health policy in Israel and abroad. The school is engaged in research on the impact of geopolitics on pollution, access to healthcare services and well-being.

Global health has emerged as an interdisciplinary field that encompasses both theory and social involvement, including medicine, epidemiology, sociology, economics, political science, ethics, and more. It broadens traditional medical perspectives on health, considering environmental and social determinants that harm one’s health; It examines how health is affected by environmental factors and examines how class, race and gender inequality affect access to healthcare services.

Program delivery

The summer program will provide students with a comprehensive learning experience that combines classroom study, professional field trips and a week of practice. Participants in the program will not only learn about global health but also visit places and meet people who actually showcase aspects of the covered content. The program will be taught in full English.

Admission cycle:

  • Application deadline: March 20, 2022
  • Course Date: July 10 – August 4, 2022

Admission Requirements:

  • 3rd year (at least) undergraduate students, or pursuing a postgraduate or PhD in health sciences or social sciences, as well as health professionals interested in public policy and health economics.
  • English skills required.
  • All applications will be evaluated by an admissions committee.

Scholarship: Scholarships are available for outstanding students.

How to apply: You can access the online application form from the BGU website.

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