Postgraduate education

MAS in infectiology and infection control and prevention

General information

The aims of the MAS in infectiology and infection control and prevention are the following:

  • to gain the necessary knowledge in epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all contagious diseases as well as the practical know-how in order to exercise an independent activity;
  • to assimilate knowledge within a pluridisciplinary approach while getting acquainted with other fields related to the medicine of infectious diseases, to infection prevention and epidemiology;
  • to correctly interpret recommendations, publications and scientific reports within the speciality.

Minimum preliminary training 

  • 3 years of general medical service or paediatrics
  • 1 year in the field of infectious diseases, experimental infectiology, epidemiology or the prevention of infectious diseases

Head of programme

Pr Laurent Kaiser, Head of service

Infectious diseases service
Department of internal medicine - Hôpitaux Universitaires Genevois
Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4 - CH-1211 Genève 14
Tel. +41 22 372 98 00



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