Copenhagen, Denmark

Global Health Solutions

when 5 August 2024 - 18 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2.5 EC

This 2.5 ECTS summer course is for students who want to solve real-life global health challenges.

The University of Copenhagen’s innovation center, UCPH Lighthouse, will host this summer course where students from various disciplines participate in teams to come up with the best solution to a given challenge.

The summer course is open for all master-level and PhD students at the entire university as well as other educational institutions.

Stay tuned in early Spring for the announcement of cases and case providers.

This summer course is part of an international SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Summer School programme. The winning team will earn a spot at an international SDG competition in October in Paris.

Target group

The course is aimed at master's and PhD students. You can apply, if you have completed a bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

The course is aimed at students as well as professionals in all academic fields with an interest in global health and innovation.

You must be able to read and write English at a scientific level.

Course aim

The course will provide you with in-depth knowledge about the principles of innovation, entrepreneurship and feasibility, effective communication, stakeholder mapping as well as the complexities within global health innovation and the selected global health challenge such as equity, social justice, individual privileges, power dynamics and the post-colonial influence on global health.

You will acquire the skills to identify, assess and integrate facts and data relevant to the case into the solution as well as apply innovation and problem-solving methods. You will learn how to co-create and communicate in a multidisciplinary and international context, and how to pitch your ideas persuasively.

Fee info

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