Spring School of Global Health


Spring School of Global Health 



  1. "AntHropocene and Health" ,27th March- 30th March, 2 ECTS

  2. "Digital technologies for addressing global challenges in women’ health and wellbeing" , 5th and 6th April, 1 ECTS


Welcome to the Spring School of Global Health, Geneva website. We are pleased to announce that the Institute of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine will be offering several courses over two block.

In collaboration with the Graduate Institute Geneva, Swiss School of Public Health+(SSPH+), and the World Federation of Academic Institutions for Global Health, the Spring School program is designed to enable international students and working professionals with interest  and focus in global health to study various subjects and join the international global health community in Geneva the "public health Capital of the World".

Spring School of Global Health

Spring School of Global Health   the unique and flexible structure of the one week program allows participants to gain comprehensive knowledge base in global health while providing a strong global health focused platform  to engage and  strengthen professional networks.

Participants of the Spring School of Global Health are normally given the flexibility of choosing a maximum of 2 courses (each course runs for 2 days)


The courses are acknowledged by the Swiss Medical Society of Public Health (Schweizerische Gesellschaft der Fachärztinnen und Fachärzte für Prävention und Gesundheitswesen) and are awarded 5 credits per day, up to a maximum of 25 credits for a full week curriculum. Each course is also granted 1 ECTS corresponding to 25-30 hours of study work.

Eligibility Requirements

Priority is given to PhD students registered at Swiss School of Public Health + (SSPH+), other PhD students, mission representatives and health attachés, participants from low and middle-income countries ( LMICs) and any other professionals or students equipped with master degrees in the (various) fields of Global Health.