France, Créteil cedex 10

Politics, Ethics and Health Economics

when 3 July 2017 - 13 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 990

Hardly a week goes by without some new debates about health production and resource allocation and its public policies (governance, financing). Questions about the right definition of health, about the legitimate scope of public policies pertaining to health or about the pros and cons of making a matter of personal responsability some elements of service provision are all hugely controversial. These issues in Health Ethics, Politics and Economics will be the main focus of the course.

Course leader

Patrick Savidan
Ali Ben Makhlouf
Thomas Barnay

Target group

The course will be of interest to those wishing to specialize in this area, with a background in medicine, in economics, political science or philosophy. It will also be of interest to those working in the health service.

Course aim

The course aims to give the student the theoretical instruments and knowledge to apprehend those debates concerning public Health. It will explore the central ethical and political problems facing health policy and public health in France and abroad, and will offer a comprehensive view of the main questions addressed by health economics, with a particular attention to macroeconomic issue (such as the relationship between income, development, growth and health care expenditures) and Comparative Healthcare Systems.

Fee info

EUR 990: Academic and social program only: 990€
That includes courses, local transportation for 2 weeks, lunches and social and cultural activities
EUR 1641: All-inclusive program: Academic and social program with accommodation
All-inclusive program includes :
• Housing (56€ to 80€ per person and per night depending on the size of the room)
• Academic program
• 3 meals a day
• Local transportation
• Social and cultural events