Bayreuth, Germany

Planetary Health, Public Health & Economics

when 4 July 2022 - 15 July 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1110

This course will offer a versatile view on the topic of Planetary and Public Health in combination with economic questions. Central to this course is the exploration of the interdependencies between human health and the natural environment, such as the associations between health behavior, nutrition and planetary health. In addition to that, students will learn about sustainable economic models and their application to challenges related to climate change and sustainability.

The course should prepare students by increasing their knowledge in:

- The economics of health and healthcare
- Economic evaluation of health interventions
- Planetary health and the relationship between human health and the health of the natural environment
- Associations between health behaviour, nutrition and planetary health
- Sustainable economic models to protect planetary health

Course leader


Prof. Dr. Martin Hensher
Deakin University, Australia

Prof. Dr. Eckhard Nagel
University of Bayreuth, Germany

Target group

The programme is open to students (preferably post-graduate or at least in their last third of their studies) and professionals from all disciplines, although the course will focus on Public Health.

Credits info

6 EC
Please ask the Summer School team for detailed information on credit points.

Fee info

EUR 1110: Regular Rate
EUR 710: Rate for students from partner universities


Students from partner universities may qualify for reduced tuition fees.