Spring School of Global Health


in 2024 the spring school of global health offers two courses

  1. "Challenges in AI and mobile health for leveraging access to care in mental health"



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)

ECTS Credits 

Courses are granted either 1 or 2 ECTS (Europeen Credits Transfer System) corresponding to 25-30 hours of study work.

OTher Credits 

the Spring School courses are acknowledged by the Swiss Medical Society of Public Health (Schweizerische Gesellschaft der Fachärztinnen und Fachärzte für Prävention und Gesundheitswesen). Medical practitioners, holders of a federal postgraduate qualification or a recognised foreign postgraduate qualification and practising  medicine in Switzerland, can be awarded 5 credits per day, up to a maximum of 25 credits for a full week curriculum.

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.